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Family Dollar Reschedules Shareholder Vote on Dollar Tree Merger


MATTHEWS, N.C.-Family Dollar has moved ahead its scheduled special meeting of shareholders for the vote on the merger with Dollar Tree from Dec. 11 to Dec. 23. A company statement said the dollar-store retailer rescheduled the special meeting to allow time for the shareholders to review additional disclosures regarding Dollar Tree’s discussions with the U.S.More »

Last updated: November 19, 2014

Dollar General Moves Against Family Dollar-Dollar Tree Merger

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-With Family Dollar shareholders scheduled to vote on its merger with Dollar Tree on Dec. 11, Dollar General has taken action to put its offer for Family Dollar in the forefront with the latter’s shareholders. Dollar General issued a statement on Friday urging Family Dollar shareholders to reject the Dollar Tree merger, and saidMore »

Last updated: November 3, 2014

Family Dollar Shareholder Pushes for Dollar General


NEW YORK-Elliott Advisors, a holder of 4.9 percent of Family Dollar’s (NYSE: FDO) outstanding shares, has opened the door for more consideration of the offer by Dollar General (NYSE: DG) to acquire its dollar-store rival. In a letter to the Family Dollar board signed by Mark Levine, senior portfolio manager for Elliott Advisors, the companyMore »

Last updated: October 20, 2014

Family Dollar Net Tumbles for Q4, FY

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MATTHEWS, N.C.-With the drama regarding whether Dollar General or Dollar Tree will wind up owning the company, Family Dollar reported steep declines in its net income for both the fourth quarter and fiscal year ending on Aug. 30. Net income for the quarter plummeted by 66.3 percent to $34.5 million, bringing net income for theMore »

Last updated: October 10, 2014

Dollar General Extends Deadline for Family Dollar Offer

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Dollar General has moved the deadline for its $80-per-share offer for Family Dollar to 5 p.m. EST, on Oct. 31. The offer was originally set to expire on Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. EST. As of Sept. 30, 5 p.m. EST, 126,499 of the approximately 114 million outstanding Family Dollar shares (as of theMore »

Last updated: October 2, 2014

Family Dollar: States Looking Into Dollar General Proposal


MATTHEWS, N.C.-A number of state attorneys general are investigating Dollar General’s bid to acquire Family Dollar, according to a filing by Family Dollar with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing consists of a number of amendments to an earlier SEC filing made by Family Dollar related to Dollar General’s offer to purchase allMore »

Last updated: September 30, 2014

Family Dollar Board to Shareholders: Don’t Go for Dollar General Offer


MATTHEWS, N.C.-The Family Dollar board of directors has recommended that the retailer’s shareholders reject Dollar General’s latest bid to acquire its dollar-store rival. Last week, Dollar General took its all-cash offer of $9.1 billion, which had been rejected by the Family Dollar board, directly to the shareholders. In a statement issued this morning by FamilyMore »

Last updated: September 17, 2014

Dollar General Gets “Hostile” in Family Dollar Takeover Bid

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Having failed to get approval from the Family Dollar board, Dollar General has taken its $9.1 billion offer to acquire its dollar-store rival directly to the company’s shareholders (commonly referred to as a “hostile takeover bid”). The offer is essentially the same as the one turned down by the Family Dollar board last week.More »

Last updated: September 10, 2014