Cabela’s Incorporated (NYSE: CAB) announced that its shareholders have approved the previously announced combination of Cabela’s with Bass Pro Shops. The final vote results will be filed on a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
“We are pleased that our combination with Bass Pro Shops has received the overwhelming support of Cabela’s shareholders,” said Tommy Millner, Cabela’s chief executive officer. “Today’s results are an important milestone as we look forward to completing the merger and creating the premier retailer in outdoor sporting goods, with an unparalleled commitment to customer loyalty and satisfaction.”