Performance Food Group (PFGC) Announces Special Shareholder Meeting to Discuss Merger Plan

April 14, 2008 7:23 AM EDT
Performance Food Group Company (NASDAQ: PFGC) announced that a record date and special meeting date have been established for the Company’s shareholders to consider and vote on the proposal to approve the previously announced agreement and plan of merger. The previously announced agreement provides for the merger of Performance Food Group Company with an indirect subsidiary of an entity controlled by private investment funds affiliated with The Blackstone Group, with a minority interest held by a private investment fund affiliated with Wellspring Capital Management LLC.

Performance Food Group Company shareholders of record at the close of business on April 3, 2008 will be entitled to notice of the special meeting and to vote on the proposal. The special meeting is scheduled to be held Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 9 a.m. (EDT) at Performance Food Group Company’s corporate offices located at 12500 West Creek Parkway, Richmond, Virginia.

Performance Food Group Company (Performance Food Group) is a foodservice distributor.[SM]

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