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Is Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Still In the Reckoning of Purchasing Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)?

Boston, MA 10/13/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has been asked to provide additional information relating to its plan to acquire all outstanding shares of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO). The Federal Trade Commission’s move comes nearly after ten days of Dollar General announcing its intention to extend the tender offer to buy Family […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Fails To Get Favorable Response From Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Shareholders For Its Buyout Offer

Boston, MA 10/03/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Will Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)’s move to extend the tender offer to October end from October 8 to buy Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) be fruitful? The company offered a price of $80 a share in cash to buy Family Dollar though the latter rejected it citing anti-trust provisions. Poor […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Willing To Sell 1,500 Stores As Part Of Bid To Acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc, (NYSE:FDO)

Boston, MA 09/10/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) is geared up make an aggressive bid of as much as $9.2 billion to acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores, Inc, (NYSE:FDO), as early as this week. According to The New York Times article, Dollar General could announce the offer today, further complicating Family Dollar’s earlier decision. The […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Receives Improved Takeover Bid from Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

Boston, MA 09/03/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Dollar might find itself in a tricky situation with its shareholders after Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) tabled an improved bid that looks set to derail a deal with another discounter. The Los Angeles Times reports that a $9.1 billion takeover-bid was’ tabled by Dollar General. […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Ready To Divest More Stores To Get Free Trade Commission Approval For Acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)

Boston, MA 09/02/2014 (wallstreetpr) – A chain of discount retail store operator in the U.S., Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) is ready to sacrifice some of its stores in its bid to get the approval from the Free Trade Commission or the FTC for acquiring general merchandise retail store operator, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO). Divest […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Board Makes Antitrust Issues Base, Rejects Proposal From Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

Boston, MA 08/21/2114 (wallstreetpr) – According to a report made public by Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), its board has rejected a non-binding proposal from Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) on the basis of antitrust regulatory issues. Other than it, FDO board also reaffirmed its recommendation to a merger that is expected to take place between […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Closing in on Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) After $9.7 Billion Bid

Boston, MA 08/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) closed Monday trading session on a high of 11.63% after reports emerged, that showed it had tabled a $9.7 billion bid to acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO). The bid is by far superior by $4 compared to Dollar Tree bid of $74.50 a share which […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Offers $8.95 billion To Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)

Boston, MA 08/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) –According to reports, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has offered as much as $8.95 billion to acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO). The main objective of DG behind this huge offering is to strengthen its customer base in the retail segment. Other Interested Parties: FDO seems to be a sought after company […]

Options before Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) on Buyout Offer From Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) And Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)

Boston, MA 08/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – A chain of merchandise retail discount store operator Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) is in the midst of a buyout offer from Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) and Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG). It would have been a smooth sailing for Dollar Tree having struck a definitive merger deal that was announced […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)’s $9 Billion Family Dollar Takeover Bid Enthuses Investors

Boston, MA 08/19/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) defied all odds to come up with a whopping $9 billion takeover bid for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), surpassing Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s $8.5 billion bid. The valuation doesn’t include the amounts pertaining to outstanding debts! Share Movement The newly inducted takeover bid pushed DG’s […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Take Up Poison Pill Route To Face Icahn’s Threat

Boston, MA 06/10/2014 (wallstreetpr) – A chain of retail discount store operator Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) preferred the poison pill route to the onslaught of billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s threat of selling the company to Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) by virtue of his holding in the company. As a fall out of the billionaire […]