RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: TLCR) announced today that its shareholders voted to approve the company's proposed merger with Grifols S.A. at a special meeting of shareholders. The preliminary tabulation indicates that approximately 86 percent of the outstanding shares were voted in favor of the transaction. Closing of the transaction remains subject to resolution of the review by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). As the acquirer, Grifols agreed to provide written notice to the FTC staff at least thirty days prior to closing the Talecris-Grifols merger and, in any event, not to close the Talecris-Grifols merger until after 11:59 p.m. on March 20, 2011. There can be no assurance that Grifols will reach resolution with the FTC by March 20, 2011.
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