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July 1, 2016

Southern Company and AGL Resources complete merger, create a leading U.S. energy company

ATLANTA, July 1, 2016 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources today announced the completion of a merger creating one of America's leading energy providers. Read more...

June 29, 2016

Southern Company, AGL Resources receive final merger approval from New Jersey regulators

ATLANTA, June 29, 2016 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), which settles all issues in the proceeding. Read more...

June 7, 2016

Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from Illinois regulators

ATLANTA, June 7, 2016 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the Illinois Commerce Commission, with all intervening parties in support of the previously announced settlement agreements. Read more...

May 5, 2016

Southern Company and AGL Resources announce merger settlement with all parties in New Jersey

ATLANTA, May 5, 2016 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) today announced that an agreement has been reached that settles all contested issues in the New Jersey merger proceeding. Read more...

May 3, 2016

Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from Maryland regulators

ATLANTA, May 3, 2016 – Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have received regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the Maryland Public Service Commission, with all intervening parties in support of the previously announced settlement agreement. Read more...

April 14, 2016

Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from Georgia regulators

ATLANTA, Apr. 14, 2016 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the Georgia Public Service Commission, with all intervening parties in support of the recently announced settlement agreement. Read more...

March 22, 2016

Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from California regulators

ATLANTA, March 22, 2016 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) have received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the California Public Utilities Commission. Read more...


February 23, 2016

Southern Company, AGL Resources receive merger approval from Virginia regulators

ATLANTA, February 23, 2016 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) today received unanimous regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger from the Virginia State Corporation Commission. Read more...


December 17, 2015

Southern Company, AGL Resources file merger request in Georgia

ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2015 - In a joint filing today with the Georgia Public Service Commission, Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) requested that the Commission find that their proposed merger complies with applicable Georgia law. The combination would unite two Georgia-based energy leaders that together serve approximately 9 million electric and gas utility customers in nine states. read more...


December 7, 2015

Southern Company, AGL Resources announce expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period

ATLANTA, Dec. 7, 2015 - Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) today announced the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act ("HSR Act") has expired with regard to the companies' proposed merger. One of the conditions to the merger is that the waiting period under the HSR Act has expired. read more...


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. read more...


November 03, 2015

Southern Company, AGL Resources file request with Maryland regulators for approval of merger

ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2015 - In a joint filing with the Maryland Public Service Commission today, Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) requested regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger. read more...


October 26, 2015

Southern Company, AGL Resources file request with Virginia regulators for approval of merger

ATLANTA, Oct. 26, 2015 - In a joint filing with the Virginia State Corporation Commission today, Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) requested regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger. read more...


October 16, 2015

Southern Company, AGL Resources file request with New Jersey regulators for approval of merger

ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2015 - In a joint filing with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today, Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) requested regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger. read more...


October 8, 2015

Southern Company, AGL Resources file request with Illinois regulators for approval of merger

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2015 - In a joint filing with the Illinois Commerce Commission today, Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) requested regulatory approval of the companies' proposed merger. read more...


August 24, 2015

Southern Company--AGL Resources combination enhances customer-focused business model

"The cornerstone strengths of these two companies are commitments to continuous improvement and providing customers with outstanding service and innovative energy solutions," said Southern Company Chairman, President and CEO Thomas A. Fanning. read more...


August 24, 2015

Southern Company to Acquire AGL Resources in $12 Billion Transaction, Creating Leading U.S. Electric and Gas Utility

Southern Company and AGL Resources announced that the boards of directors of both companies have approved a definitive merger agreement. read more...