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14 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Still Keen On Acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) For Its Own Good

Dollar General Corp. , the Tennessee-based discount retailer, announced its second-quarter earnings today.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar General, Financial Services, Investment Services, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com

20 hrs ago | PE Hub

KKR, Borealis Maritime JV acquires nine container ships

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Borealis Maritime joint venture Embarcadero Maritime has acquired a portfolio of nine feeder container vessels previously owned by several German KG funds.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is Dollar General Poised To Beat The Whisper Number?

Dollar General has a 37% positive surprise history . The overall average post earnings price move is 'positive' when the company reports earnings.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Financial Services, Investment Services

Tue Aug 26, 2014

China Daily

Chinese chicken gets a boost

China has had its share of food safety issues of late, but one New York-based investment firm is not letting a few hiccups derail its interest in the world's largest food market.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Agriculture, Science

Seeking Alpha

Dollar General Looks Interesting But Pricey As Earnings Near

Over the past few years, the business has had a heck of a run, suggesting that its long-term prospects could be bright.

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Related Topix: Retail, Dollar General, Financial Services, Investment Services, Dollar Tree Stores, Tree.com

PE Hub

KKR hires Leafgreen Capital founder to lead Indonesia focus

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has hired Jaka Prasetya , former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners , to lead the firm's efforts in Indonesia.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, World News, Indonesia

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fibre2Fashion

Family Dollar BoD accepts merger deal with Dollar Tree

The Board of Directors of NYSE-listed Family Dollar Stores, Inc. has recommended support of merger agreement with Dollar Tree, while unanimously rejecting the non-binding proposal made by Dollar General Corporation citing antitrust regulatory considerations.

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Related Topix: Retail, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar General, Financial Services, Investment Services

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

Is Family Dollar open to talks with Dollar General?

Bloomberg reports that Family Dollar Stores Inc. may be willing to consider an offer from Dollar General Corp. as long as antitrust concerns are addressed.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Financial Services, Investment Services, Family Dollars Stores

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Dollar General Sends Letter to Family Dollar's Board of Directors

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-- -- Dollar General Corporation today announced it has sent the following letter to the Board of Directors of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. We have reviewed the Form S-4 on the background of your current merger agreement with Dollar Tree.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Financial Services, Investment Services, Goodlettsville, TN, Family Dollars Stores

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Turf

8/19/2014 - Viewing the 'New' Brickman from Different Perspectives

The industry media frenzy surrounding the acquisition of ValleyCrest by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., L.P. earlier this year has pretty much died down.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Stock Futures Steer Higher; Dollar General, Akorn Rising

Dow futures traded ahead 87.1 points. Nasdaq 100 futures were 20.3 points above fair market value.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Dollar General, Retail, Medicine, Financial Services, Akorn, Healthcare Industry, Investment Services, Financial Markets, Dollar Tree Stores

Investor's Business Daily

Stocks Kick Up Solid Gains; Dollar General, KapStone Climb

The Dow Jones industrial average kicked up 0.8% at the start of trade. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 rolled ahead 0.7% each.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Dollar General, The Dow Company, Retail, Financial Services, Investment Services

Business Journal

Dollar General makes $9.7B competing bid for Family Dollar

Dollar General has made a $9.7 billion competing bid to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. .

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Financial Services, Investment Services, Family Dollars Stores, Dollar Tree Stores

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hispanic Business

United Internet mulls Versatel takeover

'This is an option we are considering ... It does not often happen that the second largest German fibre-optic cable network comes on the block,' Dommermuth said.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Just-Drinks.com

just the Round-Up - The week in drinks

One week after Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and Rhone Capital pitched a joint-takeover bid for Treasury Wine Estates, another "global private equity investor" has thrown its hat into the ring for the Australia-headquartered wine group.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services, Wine, Drink

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division Complete Acquisition of Ipreo

"), a leading global provider of market intelligence and workflow solutions to capital markets and corporate professionals, announced the completion of its acquisition by private equity funds managed by ") .

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Investment Services

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Business Wire

Dollar General Expands Its Board of Directors

"We are delighted to welcome Paula to the Dollar General board of directors," said Rick Dreiling, Dollar General's chairman and chief executive officer.

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Related Topix: Dollar General, Retail, Financial Services, Investment Services

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Expedia,Haverty Furniture,Blackstone Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts...

In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Blackstone Group L.P. , Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

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Related Topix: Expedia, Travel/Tourism, Venere, Retail, Haverty Furniture Companies, Household Products, Blackstone Group, Advertising, Financial Services, Investment Services, Goldman Sachs

Just-Drinks.com

M&A Watch - Counter-Bid Seals Fate for Treasury Wine Estates

Earlier this Summer, I argued that TWE's shareholders should sell out to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co , on the basis that long-term structural changes in the global wine market are unfavourable to TWE's business model.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Financial Services, Investment Services

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Just-Drinks.com

AUS: Treasury Wine Estates receives competing takeover bid

One week after Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co and Rhone Capital pitched a joint-takeover bid for Treasury Wine Estates , another "global private equity investor" has thrown its hat into the ring for the Australia-headquartered wine group.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Financial Services, Investment Services

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