According to the announcement, the acquisition was funded through a combination of cash on hand and new debt. The new debt consists of a $525 million term loan, due 2020. In making the announcement, Pinnacle reaffirmed its outlook for Wish-Bone to be $0.01-$0.02 accretive to EPS in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2013. In addition, Pinnacle also reaffirmed its consolidated EPS outlook for the full year of $1.53-$1.57.
The company first announced the acquisition in August.