TORONTO, Sept. 17 /CNW/ - Gold Eagle Mines Ltd. ("Gold Eagle") (TSX:GEA). Gold Eagle is pleased to announce that the acquisition of Gold Eagle by Goldcorp Inc. ("Goldcorp"), pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario), was approved by order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) today. Closing of the transaction is expected to occur on September 25, 2008.
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