August 31 Merger finishing date set by DuPont and Dow

All the essential governing consents, and permissions have been received by the Dow Chemical Co. and DuPontto close their mergers on August 31 when the market closes. 
Trading of DuPont and Dow’s share will close on August 31 and they can start a transaction on the NYSE under the stock ticker on September 1, 2017. Within 18 months of closing, the companies expect the intended spin-offs to take place.