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Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

ISS Pushes Family Dollar to Hook Up With Dollar Tree

Proxy adviser ISS recommended Family Dollar accept the $8.5 billion bid from Dollar Tree to buy it over the $9.1 billion offered by Dollar General, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. The main issue is More...

Reuters On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Family Dollar Adjourns Shareholder Meeting on Dollar Tree Deal

Family Dollar Inc adjourned a special meeting of shareholders to vote on the company’s potential acquisition by smaller rival Dollar Tree Inc to Jan. 22 from Tuesday. Family Dollar, the second largest More...

Reuters On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Dollar General sales rise, says committed to buying Family Dollar

–   Dollar General Corp reported a 7.8 percent rise in quarterly sales and said it remained committed to buying Family Dollar Stores Inc , which has already agreed to be acquired by Dollar Tree More...

Reuters On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Dollar General may have to shut more than 4, 000 stores: NY Post

– Dollar General Corp may need to divest more than 4, 000 stores to win approval from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for its acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc , the New York Post reported, More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, September 19th, 2014

Stocks In The News: Dollar General, I.D. Systems, 22nd Century Group, World Wrestling Entertainment

Dollar General (DG) responded to yet another rejection from Family Dollar (FDO) to Dollar General’s bid to buy the company at $80 a share with a firm resolution to make the deal happen. Dollar General More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 11th, 2014

John Paulson’s Say Could Be Crucial in Deciding Who Buys Family Dollar

Family Dollar is up for sale. The question is, who is going to buy it? Dollar Tree made an initial bid for the company of $74.50 a share in July, while Dollar General has gotten into the game with a higher More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Dollar General Seducing Family Dollar Stock Holders Directly

Dollar General Corp. is taking its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc. to shareholders, after its offer was rejected by the board, the Wall Street Journal reported. Dollar General officially More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Carl Icahn Gets Rid of Family Dollar

Carl Icahn, who had been urging Family Dollar to put itself on sale, sold his entire stake in the company for a profit of $200 million. The struggling Family Dollar caught a bid from competitor Dollar More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Another Day, Another Dollar General Bid for Family Dollar

Dollar General made another bid for Family Dollar, this one worth $9.1 billion or $80 per share, raised from the original proposition of $78.50. There were concerns that the merger would run afoul of antitrust More...

Tibi Singer On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Family Dollar Refusing $9.7 Billion Takeover Bid

The American discount chain Family Dollar has rejected a $9.7 billion takeover bid from a rival retail chain, Dollar General, according to International Business Times UK. Family Dollar, which is smaller More...

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