News Release Details

Financial Press Release

Printer Friendly Version  View printer-friendly version

« Back to Financial Press Releases

PNC and National City Shareholders Approve Acquisition

PNC expects transaction to close on December 31, 2008

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. announced at a special meeting today that its shareholders approved the issuance of shares of PNC common stock in connection with the acquisition of National City Corporation . In a separate meeting today, National City stockholders approved the acquisition, which is expected to close on Dec. 31, 2008. Both shareholder groups approved the transaction by a substantial margin.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. ( is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services organizations providing retail and business banking; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management; asset management and global fund services.

SOURCE: The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.

Web site:

Company News On-Call: