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  • Pilgrim's Pride offers to buy Hillshire Brands in $6.4-billion deal

    Pilgrim's Pride offers to buy Hillshire Brands in $6.4-billion deal
    Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride on Tuesday offered to pay cash for Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at $6.4 billion that would nix Hillshire's pending acquisition of Pinnacle Foods. Hillshire's stock surged on the news.
  • Pilgrim's Pride makes bid for packaged food firm Hillshire

    Pilgrim's Pride makes bid for packaged food firm Hillshire
    Poultry producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. has made an unsolicited bid to buy packaged food company Hillshire Brands Co. in a deal valued at nearly $5.7 billion plus debt, marking the latest shake-up in the food industry. Hillshire, based in Chicago, said...

    Tyson makes competing $6.1-billion offer for Hillshire Brands

    Tyson makes competing $6.1-billion offer for Hillshire Brands
    The food fight over Hillshire Brands Co. is getting messier. The Chicago company, maker of Ball Park franks and Jimmy Dean sausage, has received unsolicited takeover offers from two rival meat-processing heavyweights. Tyson Foods Inc. on Thursday...

    Hillshire Brands to buy Pinnacle Foods in $6.6-billion deal

    Hillshire Brands Co. said Monday it is buying Pinnacle Foods Inc. in a deal worth about $6.6 billion, adding household names such as Mrs. Butterworth's and Duncan Hines to its pantry of foods. The Chicago company, the maker of products including Ball...

    Hillshire closer to Tyson tie-up after Pinnacle steps out

    Hillshire closer to Tyson tie-up after Pinnacle steps out
    Hillshire Brands Co. is one step closer to being acquired by Tyson Foods Inc., after Hillshire's original acquisition target, Pinnacle Foods, officially stepped out of the ring. Hillshire, the Chicago-based maker of Jimmy Dean sausage, had already...