MURDOCK DAVID H
SC TO-I/A, 2000-07-24
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                       SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                          Tender Offer Statement Under
                       Section 14(d)(1) or 13(e)(1) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934
                                (Amendment No. 7)*

                              CASTLE & COOKE, INC.
                       (Name of Subject Company (issuer))

                   CASTLE ACQUISITION COMPANY, INC. - Offeror
                CASTLE & COOKE HOLDINGS, INC. - Parent of Offeror
              FLEXI-VAN LEASING, INC. - Indirect Parent of Offeror
         DAVID H. MURDOCK - Sole Shareholder of Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.
  Name of Filing Persons (identifying status as offeror, issuer or other person)

                           COMMON STOCK, NO PAR VALUE
                         (Title of Class of Securities)

                                 Roberta Wieman
                            10900 Wilshire Boulevard
                          Los Angeles, California 90024
                            Telephone: (310) 208-6055
            (Name, address and telephone numbers of person authorized
       to receive notices and communications on behalf of filing persons)

                                   Copies to:

                             Peter J. Tennyson, Esq.
                      Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
                    695 Town Center Drive, Seventeenth Floor
                        Costa Mesa, California 92626-1924
                            Telephone: (714) 668-6200

                            CALCULATION OF FILING FEE
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       Transaction valuation*                    Amount of filing fee
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         $256,606,099.75                             $51,321.22
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* Estimated for purposes of calculating the amount of filing fee only. The
amount assumes the purchase of 13,330,187 shares of common stock, having no par
value, at a price per share of $19.25 in cash. Such number of shares represents
all of the Shares outstanding as of May 19, 2000, MINUS the shares already
beneficially owned by Offeror and its affiliates, PLUS the number of options
outstanding on May 19, 2000 that according to the Agreement and Plan of Merger,
dated May 19, 2000, must be accelerated, MINUS the options already owned by
David H. Murdock that according to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated
May 19, 2000, will be cancelled.


|X| Check the box if any part of the fee is offset as provided by Rule
0-11(a)(2) and identify the filing with which the offsetting fee was previously
paid. Identify the previous filing by registration statement number, or the Form
or Schedule and the date of its filing.

(1) Amount Previously Paid:   $49,321.70
                           --------------------
Form or Registration No.: 005-45783
                         ----------------------

Filing Party:  David H. Murdock
             ----------------------------------
Date Filed:    May 31, 2000
             ----------------------------------


(2) Amount Previously Paid:   $1,999.52
                           --------------------
Form or Registration No.: 005-45783
                         ----------------------

Filing Party:  David H. Murdock
             ----------------------------------

Date Filed:    July 17, 2000
             ----------------------------------

| | Check the box if the filing relates solely to preliminary communications
made before the commencement of a tender offer.

Check the appropriate boxes below to designate any transaction to which the
statement relates:

| |      third-party tender offer subject to Rule 14d-1.
|X|      issuer tender offer subject to Rule 13e-4.
|X|      going-private transaction subject to Rule 13e-3.
|X|      amendment to Schedule 13D under Rule 13d-2.

Check the following box if the filing is a final amendment reporting the results
of the tender offer: |X|

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CUSIP No. 148433105                13D
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

                           David H. Murdock
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 (2) Check the Appropriate Box if a Member     (a)  / /
     of a Group*                               (b)  /X/
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 (3) SEC Use Only

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 (4) Source of Funds*
                          BK,PF
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 (5) Check if Disclosure of Legal Proceedings is Required Pursuant to
     Items 2(d) or 2(e)
                           /  /
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 (6) Citizenship or Place of Organization
                           U.S.
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Number of Shares              (7) Sole Voting
 Beneficially Owned                 Power           15,787,352
 by Each Reporting           --------------------------------------------------
 Person With                  (8) Shared Voting
                                    Power           O
                             --------------------------------------------------
                              (9) Sole Dispositive
                                    Power           15,787,352
                             --------------------------------------------------
                             (10) Shared Dispositive
                                    Power           O
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(11) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
                                                    15,787,352
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(12) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (11) Excludes Certain Shares*
                           / /
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(13) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (11)
                           92.54%
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(14) Type of Reporting Person*
                            IN
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                    *SEE INSTRUCTION BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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CUSIP No. 148433105                13D
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

                           Flexi-Van Leasing Inc.
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 (2) Check the Appropriate Box if a Member     (a)  / /
     of a Group*                               (b)  /X/
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 (3) SEC Use Only

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 (4) Source of Funds*
                           BK,WC
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 (5) Check if Disclosure of Legal Proceedings is Required Pursuant to
     Items 2(d) or 2(e)    / /
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 (6) Citizenship or Place of Organization
                           Delaware
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Number of Shares              (7) Sole Voting
 Beneficially Owned                 Power           15,671,685
 by Each Reporting           --------------------------------------------------
 Person With                  (8) Shared Voting
                                    Power           0
                             --------------------------------------------------
                              (9) Sole Dispositive
                                    Power           15,671,685
                             --------------------------------------------------
                             (10) Shared Dispositive
                                    Power           0
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(11) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
                                                    15,671,685
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(12) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (11) Excludes Certain Shares*
                           / /
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(13) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (11)
                           91.86%
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(14) Type of Reporting Person*
                           CO
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                    *SEE INSTRUCTION BEFORE FILLING OUT!


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CUSIP No. 148433105                13D
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

                           Castle Acquisition Company, Inc.
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 (2) Check the Appropriate Box if a Member     (a)  / /
     of a Group*                               (b)  /X/
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 (3) SEC Use Only

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 (4) Source of Funds*
                           BK,AF
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 (5) Check if Disclosure of Legal Proceedings is Required Pursuant to
     Items 2(d) or 2(e)    / /
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 (6) Citizenship or Place of Organization
                           Hawaii
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Number of Shares              (7) Sole Voting
 Beneficially Owned                 Power           15,671,685
 by Each Reporting           --------------------------------------------------
 Person With                  (8) Shared Voting
                                    Power           0
                             --------------------------------------------------
                              (9) Sole Dispositive
                                    Power           15,671,685
                             --------------------------------------------------
                             (10) Shared Dispositive
                                    Power           0
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(11) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
                                                    15,671,685
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(12) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (11) Excludes Certain Shares*
                           / /
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(13) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (11)
                           91.86%
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

(14) Type of Reporting Person*
                           CO
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                    *SEE INSTRUCTION BEFORE FILLING OUT!



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CUSIP No. 148433105                13D
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 (1) Names of Reporting Persons.  S.S. or I.R.S. Identification Nos. of Above
     Persons

                           Castle & Cooke Holdings, Inc.
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 (2) Check the Appropriate Box if a Member     (a)  / /
     of a Group*                               (b)  /X/
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 (3) SEC Use Only

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 (4) Source of Funds*
                           BK,AF
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 (5) Check if Disclosure of Legal Proceedings is Required Pursuant to
     Items 2(d) or 2(e)    / /
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 (6) Citizenship or Place of Organization
                           Delaware
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Number of Shares              (7) Sole Voting
 Beneficially Owned                 Power           15,671,685
 by Each Reporting           --------------------------------------------------
 Person With                  (8) Shared Voting
                                    Power           O
                             --------------------------------------------------
                              (9) Sole Dispositive
                                    Power           15,671,685
                             --------------------------------------------------
                             (10) Shared Dispositive
                                    Power           O
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(11) Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
                                                    15,671,685
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(12) Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (11) Excludes Certain Shares*
                           / /
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
(13) Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (11)
                           91.86%
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(14) Type of Reporting Person*
                           CO
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                    *SEE INSTRUCTION BEFORE FILLING OUT!

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This Amendment No. 7 amends and supplements the Tender Offer Statement on
Schedule TO (which together with Amendments No. 1, No. 2, No. 3, No. 4, No. 5
and No. 6 to the Tender Offer Statement constitute the "Tender Offer
Statement") filed by Castle Acquisition Company, Inc., a Hawaii corporation
("Purchaser") and a wholly owned subsidiary of Castle & Cooke Holdings, Inc.,
a Delaware corporation ("Parent") and a wholly owned subsidiary of Flexi-Van
Leasing, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("FLX") which is 100% owned by David H.
Murdock ("DHM") relating to the offer by Purchaser to purchase all of the
outstanding shares of common stock, having no par value (the "Shares"), of
Castle & Cooke, Inc., a Hawaii corporation (the "Company"), at a purchase
price of $19.25 per Share, net to the seller in cash, without interest, upon
the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase
dated May 31, 2000 (the "Offer to Purchase") as supplemented by the First
Supplement, dated June 28, 2000, to the Offer to Purchase, (the "First
Supplement", and, together with the Offer to Purchase, the "Revised Offer")
and in the related Letters of Transmittal.


This amendment No.7 is the final amendment to the Tender Offer Statement.
Any further amendments to the Schedule 13D's filed by DHM, FLX, Parant or
Purchaser shall be filed under the cover of a Schedule 13D.

The information set forth in the exhibit identified in Item 12 and attached
hereto is incorporated herein by reference with respect to Items 1, 4, 11 &
13.

Item.12. EXHIBITS

Item 12 of the Tender Offer Statement is supplemented by adding the following
information thereto:


99(a)(30)     Text of press release issued by FLX dated July 24, 2000



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                                    SIGNATURE

         After due inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify
that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.


Dated:  July 24, 2000

                           CASTLE ACQUISITION COMPANY, INC.


                           By: /s/ DAVID H. MURDOCK
                               --------------------------------------
                                  Name:  David H. Murdock
                                        -----------------------------
                                  Title: Chairman of the Board, CEO & President
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                           CASTLE & COOKE HOLDINGS, INC.

                           By: /s/ DAVID H. MURDOCK
                               --------------------------------------
                                  Name:  David H. Murdock
                                        -----------------------------
                                  Title: Chairman of the Board, CEO & President
                                        ----------------------------------------


                           FLEXI-VAN LEASING, INC.

                           By: /s/ DAVID H. MURDOCK
                               --------------------------------------
                                  Name:  David H. Murdock
                                        -----------------------------
                                  Title: Chairman of the Board & CEO
                                        ----------------------------------------

                           DAVID H. MURDOCK

                           /s/ DAVID H. MURDOCK
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