AGL Shareholders Approve Southern Co. Merger

Shareholders of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS) voted to approve the proposed $7.93 billion merger with Southern Co. (NYSE: SO).
AGL Resources shareholders also approved the proposed executive compensation that may be paid or may become payable to the company’s executive officers in connection with or following the consummation of the merger.
The merger was first announced Aug. 24, 2015 and is expected to close in the second half of 2016.