TO: Acquired Co. and Acquirer Employees

FROM: President

SUBJECT: Acquisition

Today, we have completed the acquisition of Acquired Co. We have the unique opportunity to build upon our complementary portfolio, strong businesses, recognized brands and quality products to become one of the leading companies in our industry. To our newest employees, let me be the first to welcome you to Acquirer.

This acquisition is a game-changer for all of us. We are now a $5.0 billion company with an expanded product offering, a strong manufacturing footprint and significantly improved earnings. All of this makes for a better, stronger Acquirer – which in turn creates a stronger global Acquirer enterprise with the resources and strategic focus to continue investing in our growing business.

Our mission is to create a great place to work for our employees, a great company that supports local economies, and great brands, products and partnerships with our customers and suppliers across the markets we serve ...