Lance, Inc. and Snyder's of Hanover, Inc. announced that both companies will hold special stockholders meetings to vote on the combination of their businesses to form a stronger, more dynamic snack food company. The joint proxy statement of both Lance and Snyder's is expected to be mailed to Lance and Snyder's stockholders commencing on Nov. 1, 2010. The Securities and Exchange Commission declared effective on October 29, 2010, a registration statement on Form S-4 that includes the joint proxy statement of Lance and Snyder's and also constitutes a prospectus of Lance.
Lance stockholders who owned Lance common stock at the close of business on Oct., 15, 2010, can vote and attend the Lance special meeting, which will be held on Dec. 2, 2010, at 9:30 a.m., local time, at SpringHill Suites Charlotte Ballantyne, 12325 Johnston Road, Charlotte, North Carolina 28277. Snyder's stockholders who owned Snyder's Class A common stock at the close of business on Oct. 15, 2010, can vote and attend the Snyder's special meeting, which will be held on Dec. 3, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., local time, at Snyder's corporate headquarters, 1250 York St., Hanover, Pennsylvania 17331.