Kroger Bid Muddies Fray for Albertson's

Abrams, Sandra Lea
October 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/31/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 41, p12
Trade Publication
Reports that the entry of Cincinnati, Ohio-based supermarket chain, Kroger Co., into the battle to takeover rival Albertson's Inc., will likely start a private equity bidding war among the companies interested in buying Albertson's. Private equity firms that have shown interest in buying Albertson's; Financial strength of Albertson's.


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