NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony Investors LLC ("Symphony") announced today that Symphony has completed its tender offer for up to 30% of the shares of common stock (the "Shares") of SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE: SVU) (the "Company") outstanding as of immediately prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 20, 2013 (the "Expiration Time"). The depositary for the tender offer has advised Symphony that as of the Expiration Time, approximately 11,686,406 Shares were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn pursuant to the tender offer. The tendered Shares represent approximately 5.5% of the Shares outstanding as of immediately prior to the Expiration Time. Symphony has accepted for purchase in accordance with the terms of the tender offer all Shares that were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to Expiration Time, and payment for such Shares will be made promptly, in accordance with the terms of the tender offer.
In addition, Symphony announced today that pursuant to the tender offer agreement between Symphony, the Company and Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. ("Cerberus"), the Company has issued to Symphony an aggregate of 42,477,692 Shares representing approximately 19.9% of the outstanding Shares immediately prior to the Expiration Time (the "Issuance"). Concurrently with its acquisition of Shares pursuant to the tender offer and the Issuance, Symphony distributed 8,173,362 Shares representing approximately 3.2% of the outstanding Shares after giving effect to the Issuance to Kimvue Acquisition, LLC ("Kimvue"), one of the equity investors in Symphony and an affiliate of Kimco Realty Corporation, in connection with a redemption of Kimvue's equity interests in Symphony (the "Kimco Distribution"). Following the completion of the tender offer and the Issuance and after giving effect to the Kimco Distribution, Symphony holds an aggregate of 45,990,736 Shares representing approximately 18.0% of the outstanding Shares.
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