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Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) To Dispose 330 Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Stores As It Awaits Approval For An $8.5 Billion Acquisition

Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has announced that it is expecting to sell roughly 330 family Dollar stores so that it can receive the consent to acquire Family Dollar for $85 billion. The company will try to reach the 330 stores goal because it will put Dollar Tree in a better position to acquire the approval […]

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 […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Hard Stance Prompts Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) to Directly Pursue Shareholders Over Acquisition

Boston, MA 09/29/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) is getting frustrated after being turned away by Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) even after tabling a much improved takeover bid of $9.1 billion in cash. Antitrust regulators Concerns Family Dollar is claiming that certain state attorney generals have notified it that it will be extremely difficult […]

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 […]

Will Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Sweeten Its Bid Again To Acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)?

Boston, MA 09/08/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Will the chain of discount retail store operator, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), boost its bidding price to buy a chain of general merchandise retail store operator, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)? The offer made by Dollar General has been rejected twice by Family Dollar. Instead, it has reaffirmed its commitment to […]

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. […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO): Battle For Acquisition

Boston, MA 09/03/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Dollar General Corp proposed to acquire the Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) for $8.95 billion of cash, but, Family Dollar rejected the initial offer. Now, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) revised the offer price from $78.50 to $80.00 per share that raised the proposal value to $9.1 billion. It also warned to become […]

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 […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Jumps Competition Bandwagon With Higher Than Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR)’s Bid For Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Acquisition

Boston, MA 08/28/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The competition in dollar store seems to be rising high, as more companies jump into the cut-throat competition bandwagon. Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), which has been facing a slowdown, has entered into the picture of competition now. It had offered $78.50 per share price for acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. […]

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Reaffirms The Acquisition of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)

Boston, MA 08/22/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The proposed acquisition between Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) and Family Dollar Stores, Inc.(NYSE:FDO) has gathered attention of numerous people from across the world. DG has issued a statement in regard with this acquisition transaction which consists of a few very important points. What’s in that statement: It’s not very long […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Rejected Dollar General’s $8.9 Billion Offer

Boston, MA 08/22/2014 (wallstreetpr) – Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) told Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), the bigger rival that is trying to have it for lunch, to keep its money because it was not going to accept it. The interesting thing is that in rejecting Dollar General’s offer, Family Dollar is committing to a smaller […]

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 […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Loosing Interest In Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO)

Boston, MA 08/20/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The market participants do not expect Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to submit counter bid for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO). Wal-Mart said that Family Dollar is not ideal for its smaller-format stores. It has conducted detailed internal review and has then finally reached a conclusion. Wal-Mart has disclosed its plans […]

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) Gets Higher Bid From Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

Boston, MA 08/20/2014 (wallstreetpr) – The race for buying Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) is getting fierce as Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) has raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) is also in the race to buy the rival store chain. Dollar General had offered a bid that stands at 29.4% […]

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