QCP sets July 25 vote on Welltower merger, 'golden parachute' payments

Monday, June 25, 2018

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QCP sets July 25 vote on Welltower merger, 'golden parachute' payments
Quality Care Properties has announced a July 25 date for a special meeting where stockholders are expected to vote on a proposed merger with Welltower and multimillion dollar "golden parachute" payments for some executives.

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