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Mergers and acquisitions

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Retailers

Griffin Reappointed COO as UNFI Moves to Unite Supervalu

The move signals migration to "one company" is accelerating, officials say; James Muehlbauer appointed to UNFI board.

Retailers

Apollo to Buy Smart & Final for $1.1B

The reacquisition of the value retailer will accelerate current strategy, CEO Dave Hirz says.

Deals to sell prescriptions and inventory to CVS and Walgreens widens field of potential buyers, and could indicate end is near.

The deal for Polymorph Labs will provide an efficient and measurable platform for ad buyers and more precision for consumers, officials say.

Ahold Delhaize’s excellent adventure has been driven by a blend of exceptional top leaders and an energized base of thousands of dedicated associates companywide.

Food retail mergers rarely turn out as imagined, but that hasn’t been the case at Ahold Delhaize USA, where a unique structure, distinct brands and just a little bit of friction is proving to be a winning combination and a timely springboard for innovation and investment.

The cash transaction to sell its cookies and snacks division to Nutella and Tic Tac parent is valued at $1.3 billion and is set to close in July.

The beverage and dairy line was sold to a Peak Rock Capital affiliate.

Amid intense regulator scrutiny, Asda and Sainsbury’s promise to lower post-merger prices and cap gas margins in addition to divesting stores.

In a recent speaking event, Golub Corp. Chairman Neil Golub highlighted a need for partners in a consolidating industry.