Special meeting for proposed merger set by Williams Companies

The Williams Companies, Inc. and Williams Partners L.P. have scheduled a special meeting in August for stockholders to vote on the proposed merger of the two.

The special meeting of stockholders will be held Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. Central Time at the Williams Resource Center Theater in Tulsa. Williams’ stockholders of record as of the close of business on July 9, 2018 will be entitled to vote at the meeting.

The two companies also announced that in connection with the previously announced merger transaction, the registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission has been declared “effective.”

In addition, Williams Partners today announced that Williams Partners unitholders of record at the close of business on July 9, 2018, will be entitled to deliver written consents to approve the proposed Merger. Pursuant to the terms of a Support Agreement between Williams Gas Pipeline Company, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Williams (“Williams Gas Pipeline”), and Williams Partners, Williams Gas Pipeline is expected to deliver its written consent with respect to the proposed Merger within two business days after the effectiveness of the Registration Statement. The delivery by Williams Gas Pipeline of its written consent will be sufficient to approve the proposed Merger on behalf of Williams Partners.

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