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  • 8/12/13 8:00 am EDT
    BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today provided an update on the CEO search process for the combined company as part of the overall progress on integration planning. At the time that Office Depot and OfficeMax agreed to merge, both companies’ boards of directors determined to undertake a comprehensive search process, which would consider both internal and external candidates in order to identify themore...
  • 8/7/13 8:00 am EDT

    Details Significant Progress Made on Proposed Merger and Integration with OfficeMax

    Says Starboard Nominees and Proposal Pose Risk to Merger

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today sent a letter to all shareholders urging them to vote the white proxy card in favor of Office Depot’s ten director nominees and their ongoing efforts to successfully close the OfficeMax transaction and unlock significant value for all shareholders. In the letter, Office Depot also highlights why it believes activist investor Starboard Valuemore...
  • 8/5/13 8:02 am EDT

    Insertion of Starboard Nominees Will Jeopardize the Progress Made to Date on OfficeMax Transaction and Realization of Substantial Synergies -- Each Month of Delay in Integration Estimated to Cost Shareholders $12M in Potential Savings

    Company Intends to Hold Next Annual Shareholders Meeting in April 2014

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced that on Friday it filed a presentation with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) demonstrating the importance of shareholders electing the Board’s nominees at the Company’s Annual Meeting on August 21. In the presentation, Office Depot noted that the election of the Board’s nominees will ensure their continued oversight ofmore...
  • 7/30/13 9:00 am EDT
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced today that it has commenced a cash offer to purchase any and all of its $250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of outstanding 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (CUSIP 676220AG1 and U67518AC1) (the “notes”). The Company is offering to purchase the notes in connection with the previously announced sale of its indirectmore...
  • 7/30/13 7:00 am EDT
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ended June 29, 2013.SECOND QUARTER RESULTS 1Total Company sales for the second quarter of 2013 were $2.4 billion, down 4% compared to the second quarter of 2012 in both U.S. dollars and in constant currency. The shift in the timing of the Easter holiday had a small positive impact on sales that was offset by country exits in the International Division inmore...
  • 7/29/13 4:05 pm EDT

    Companies Gain Momentum in Integration Planning

    More Than 150 Team Members from Both Companies Engaged in 17 Workstreams

    Companies Reaffirm Synergies Target of $400-$600 Million

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) today provided an update on the integration planning process and expected annual cost-saving synergies related to the companies’ proposed merger. Office Depot and OfficeMax continue to partner closely with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm that was retained in May to provide integration support. BCG has helped global andmore...
  • 7/29/13 8:12 am EDT

    Transaction On Track For A Successful Closing By End Of The Year

    Says Current Board Has The Right Mix Of Relevant Experience And Is Best-Qualified To Continue Executing On Its Internal Strategic Plan And Merger

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today sent a letter to all shareholders highlighting the significant progress that has been made, under the Board’s guidance, on integration planning in the merger with OfficeMax, which is on track for a successful closing by the end of 2013. In the letter, Office Depot also details the unique and highly diverse expertise its Board nominees bringmore...
  • 7/22/13 8:00 am EDT

    Urges Shareholders To Vote The White Proxy Card In Support Of Office Depot Board At Annual Meeting

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company has filed its definitive proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of the Company’s upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders on August 21, 2013. Along with the proxy statement, Office Depot also sent a letter to all shareholders outlining the progress the board has made on twomore...
  • 7/18/13 10:30 am EDT
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will announce second quarter 2013 earnings for the fiscal period ending June 29, 2013 on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office Depot’s Investor Relations website at http://investor.more...
  • 7/10/13 12:00 pm EDT
    BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today announced the preliminary results of their respective special meetings of stockholders held earlier this morning. OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot common stock to OfficeMax stockholders pursuant to the Agreementmore...