WPP, Y&R set shareholder meetings

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WPP Group said shareholders will meet Sept. 29 to vote on its merger with Young & Rubicam. Y&R shareholders are set to vote on the deal Sept. 28. If both shareholder groups, as expected, approve, and various other approvals and regulatory consents are obtained, completion of the merger is expected on Oct. 3. In other pending deals, Snyder Communications shareholders are to vote Sept. 25 on its acquisition by Havas Advertising Group.

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