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  • Family Dollar, Dollar Tree receive second antitrust review request

    Family Dollar and suitor Dollar Tree said Tuesday that they've received a request for more information about their planned combination from federal antitrust regulators. But the two companies said they don't think the second request from the Federal...
  • EU lobby piles in on foreign criticism of China's antitrust enforcement

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's tough competition policy is souring the mood for foreign investment, a European business lobby said on Tuesday, in the latest report to criticize Chinese regulators over a series of contentious investigations into international...
  • Electrolux takes on Whirlpool in U.S. with $3.3 billion GE Appliances buy

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's Electrolux AB said on Monday it would double U.S. sales by paying $3.3 billion in cash for General Electric Co's appliances business in its biggest ever deal, giving it the scale to go head-to-head with larger rival...
  • Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's revised buyout offer

    Family Dollar announced Friday morning that its board of directors has spurned rival Dollar General's latest buyout offer due to continued concerns over antitrust issues. The announcement comes just three days after Dollar General increased its offer for...
  • Family Dollar rejects sweetened takeover offer from Dollar General

    Family Dollar Stores Inc. rejected a $9.1-billion takeover offer from rival discounter Dollar General Corp., raising the possibility that Dollar General will make a hostile bid for its smaller competitor. Family Dollar cited antitrust concerns for...
  • Big banks must face U.S. swaps price-fixing lawsuit

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Manhattan federal judge said on Thursday that investors may pursue a lawsuit accusing 12 major banks of violating antitrust law by fixing prices and restraining competition in the roughly $21 trillion market for credit default...
  • Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree faces fight for Family Dollar

    Chesapeake-based Dollar Tree faces fight for Family Dollar
    Dollar General Corp. raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. to $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected. The No. 1 U.S. deep-discount retailer also said it would pay a break-...
  • More foreign companies are feeling unwelcome in China, survey finds

    More foreign firms are feeling unwelcome in China, the American Chamber of Commerce in China said as it released the results of a survey about the business climate in the world's second-largest economy. The lobbying group said Tuesday that 60% of 163...
  • U.S. judge approves DOJ settlement with eBay over tech hiring

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved a settlement between federal antitrust authorities and eBay Inc over allegations that eBay agreed to refrain from soliciting a rival company's employees. Under the deal, announced earlier this...
  • Dollar General raises bid for Family Dollar to $9.1 billion

    Dollar General on Tuesday upped its bid to buy Family Dollar, sweetening its all-cash offer and adding safeguards aimed at soothing Family Dollar's concerns over possible antitrust issues. The fattened $9.1 billion offer could make it harder for Family...
  • Discounter Dollar General raises offer for Family Dollar

    Dollar General Corp. increased its offer for smaller rival Family Dollar Stores Inc., trying to derail a deal with another discounter. The nation’s largest deep discounter said Tuesday that it offered $9.1 billion in cash, or $80 per share, for...