HOUSTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), the largest provider of deathcare products and services in North America, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, SCI Alliance Acquisition Corporation, has extended the expiry time of its offer (the "Offer") dated November 16, 2009 to purchase all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Keystone North America Inc. ("Keystone"). The expiry time of the Offer has been extended from 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time) on Monday, February 1, 2010. SCI continues to believe that the transaction is anticipated to close in the first quarter of 2010, subject to customary closing conditions, including expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Act.
Keystone shareholders with questions or requests should contact Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc., the Information Agent in connection with the Offer:
North American Toll Free Phone: 1-866-581-1487 Outside North America, Banks and Brokers Call Collect: 416-867-2272 E-mail: email@example.com Facsimile: 416-867-2271 Toll Free Facsimile: 1-866-545-5580
About Service Corporation International
Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), headquartered in Houston, Texas, is North America's largest provider of deathcare products and services. At September 30, 2009, we owned and operated 1,250 funeral homes and 364 cemeteries (of which 206 are combination locations) in 43 states, eight Canadian provinces, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Through our businesses, we market the Dignity Memorial® bra
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