CHICAGO Stockholders of
Metals USA Holdings Corp. overwhelmingly approved the adoption
of a merger agreement with Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.
during a special meeting April 10.
Subject to other conditions, Metals USA now expects the deal
to close late April 12, which would also be its last day of
trading on the New York Stock Exchange, the Fort Lauderdale,
Fla.-based company said, noting that 99.9 percent of the votes
castrepresenting 87.3 percent of outstanding
shareswere in favor of the proposed transaction.