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Sprint Tentatively Sets June 12 for SoftBank Shareholder Vote

Sprint Nextel Corp. (S) said it tentatively set June 12 as the date for a shareholder vote on SoftBank Corp. (9984)’s takeover offer.

The date is pending approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s approval of Sprint’s proxy filing, Scott Sloat, a Sprint spokesman, said in an e-mail. Reuters reported the date earlier today.

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