"A lot of those companies don't have, or haven't taken advantage of, all of the nooks and crannies of the tax code", said Jason Pride, director of investment strategy at Glenmede.
Campbell's acquisition of Snyder's-Lance is the sixth takeover the company has carried out in five years.
The deal is waiting for approval from Snyder-Lance's shareholders and regulatory approval. Campbell Soup said the acquisition will help expand its position in the $89 billion snacking market in the U.S.
Campbell completed its $700 million acquisition of organic soup and broth maker Pacific Foods last week, when media reports first surfaced about a possible deal with Snyder's-Lance.
Campbell acquired dressing, beverage and vegetable company Bolthouse Farms in 2012 for $1.55 billion.
Campbell Soup, based in New Jersey, already makes a number of well-known snacks, including Goldfish crackers and Milano cookies. Lee Jr. was replaced by Brian Driscoll, the former president of Diamond Foods.
Campbell Soup has said it will finance the deal with $6.2 billion of debt. Following the leadership changes this summer, the company laid off dozens in its accounting department in Charlotte, opting to move the work up to its Pennsylvania office instead.
The deal - the largest in the soup company's 148-year history - was announced December 18.
Facebook rolls out 'Snooze' to 'mute' friends
He is also fanatical about football which makes it all the more odd that he should support Stockport County. Facebook today announced a new snooze button to unfollow updates of a profile, page or group for 30 days.
Late past year, Snyder's-Lance said it was selling Diamond Foods' nut business to a private equity firm, while keeping other Diamond products. But he cautions that the deal sets Hershey up for competition with PepsiCo Inc's Frito-Lay and Campbell's Pepperidge.
Indeed, the 31-year-old's own unbeaten domestic sequence is even longer than the 19 months Celtic had enjoyed collectively. It's a big thank you to the players for what we've done. "If the pitch was better we might have kept it better".
The bus was transporting students between a school in Millas and the communities of Saint-Feliu-D'Amont and Saint-Feliu-d'Avall. Three people have died in a "terrible accident" involving a school bus and a train in the south of France .
Kournikova, 36, reportedly gave birth to a baby boy, Nicholas , and girl, Lucy , over the weekend in Miami. Kournikova even appeared as the love interest in the music video for Iglesias' song " Escape ".
Rycroft said his country believes Jerusalem is a final-status issue and should be a shared capital of Israelis and Palestinians. Echoed by Abbas, he said that the USA "destroyed" the two state solution and "undermined all peace efforts".
Wenger said: "How close [to new deal]?" Ozil , like Alexis Sanchez , has just a few months left on his current contract with the Gunners as he continues to be linked with a move away from The Emirates.
The main event matchup between Lawler and Dos Anjos was very close on paper, which is why the fight was worth an extra 120 points. He beat Demian Maia, but he looked really bad when he fought Demian, and I have no comments on that guy".
Lewis accepted the job on January 14, 2003, when the Bengals were coming off the worst season in franchise history (2-14). Asked about the report during pregame warm-ups by a reporter for the team website, Lewis said there was "nothing to it".
Among the slew of well-wishers from across the Twittersphere was Harvard alumnus and Brooklyn Nets basketball player Jeremy Lin. My oldest son got into Stanford on Friday and we have been waiting for a response from Harvard, and I just can't believe it.
He was taken to a nearby hospital suffering from cardiac arrest but was later pronounced dead, the news agency Yonhap reported . His death is a blow to the massive worldwide fan base that Korea's "K-pop" music has attracted in recent years.
Shelton Benjamin and Chad Gable have the best odds of dethroning at +370 and in second place is The New Day at +410. The Usos odds have shortened to -140 to retain the Smackdown Tag Team Championship in a Fatal Fourway.
According to the spokesperson, the company concluded that Matthews' remarks were inappropriate, but not intended as propositions. Matthews has been the host of " Hardball " since 1997 and also hosted "The Chris Matthews Show" from 2002 to 2013.
Benteke scores first of season as Palace win at Leicester
Conceding at least woke the Foxes up and Benteke nearly gifted them an immediate equaliser, heading inches wide of his own goal. On Saturday, we did score them. "It was not a good game for us and Crystal Palace deserved this result".
Predictions for Chiefs vs. Chargers, Week 15
Earlier this season against the Chargers, Hunt had a career-high game with 172 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Will the Los Angeles Chargers stay hot and take down the Kansas City Chiefs tonight at 8:25 p.m.