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UPDATE: Kellogg Company Expects Pringles Acquisition to Be Accretive to 2012 EPS by $0.08-0.10


Kellogg Company's (NYSE: K) financial performance in 2012 will depend on several factors, including the exact date of closing. However, assuming the transaction closes on or around June 30, 2012, Kellogg expects that the transaction will:

Be accretive to earnings in 2012 by between $0.08 and $0.10 per share before the impact of transaction and one-time costs and changes to the share repurchase program; including these items, the transaction will be dilutive to earnings per share in 2012 by between $0.11 and $0.16 per share.

Generate one-time costs of between $160 million and $180 million. The company expects that between $70 million and $90 million of these costs will be recognized in 2012, a lesser amount in 2013, and the remainder in 2014.

Generate synergies of at least $10 million in 2012, more in 2013 and ongoing synergies of between $50 million and $75 million a year thereafter.

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