Acco/GBC merger to close 16 August


29 July 2005 – Lincolnshire (IL): Fortune Brands has announced that it plans to close the spin-off of its Acco division, which is merging with GBC, on 16 August.


The company added that it would distribute shares of the combined company, to be known as Acco Brands, to Fortune Brands shareholders from 9 August.


understands that the company will trade under the ticker symbol ABD from 17 August.