Approximately 79.29% of NFP's total outstanding common stock voted in person or by proxy at yesterday's special meeting. Of these shares voted in person or by proxy at the special meeting, approximately 97.93% were voted in favor of the proposal to adopt the Merger Agreement, thereby approving the Merger.
NFP also announced today that its broker-dealer subsidiaries have received approval from the
The Merger remains subject to customary closing conditions that are required to be satisfied as of the closing date and is expected to close on
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