Stockholders in Akin Gump Client Zhongpin Inc. Vote to Adopt Amended and Restated Merger Agreement and Merger Plan

(Hong Kong) Zhongpin Inc., a leading PRC pork and produce processing company and an Akin Gump client, announced that, at a special meeting held on June 27, its stockholders voted to adopt the previously announced amended and restated agreement and plan of merger.

An Akin Gump team led by Gregory Puff, corporate partner and head of Akin Gump’s Hong Kong office and Asia practice, and comprising Hong Kong partner Zach Wittenberg and associate Michelle Chan had advised Zhongpin’s special committee regarding the agreement and plan of merger to take the company private earlier this year.  A press release on that effort can be read here.

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