November 19, 2015
AGL Resources Shareholders Vote to Approve Merger with Southern Company
ATLANTA - Nov. 19, 2015 - Shareholders of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) today voted to approve the proposed merger with Southern Company (NYSE: SO), announced on August 24, 2015. Additionally, AGL Resources shareholders approved the proposed executive compensation that may be paid or may become payable to the Company's named executive officers in connection with or following the consummation of the merger.
The merger remains subject to federal and state regulatory approvals, and the transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2016.