West 49 Shareholders Approve Of Billabong

by The Editors on August 25, 2010

West49 BillabongWest 49’s shareholders decided that being purchased by Billabong was a great idea, according to a story in the OC Business Journal.

Shareholders of West 49 voted nearly unanimously for Billabong’s $93 million buyout. The deal is set to close later this month or in early September. . . West 49, based near Toronto, runs a chain of 138 mall stores in Canada selling clothes inspired by skateboarding and snowboarding.

Apparently, 99.9 percent of the shareholders agreed. Wonder who the hold out was?

[Link: OC Business Journal]

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