Kroger/Albertsons: State Merger Challenges Could Present ‘Death by a Thousand Cuts,’ But Extra Suits Carry Risks

Published on Jan 23, 2024

State lawsuits to block Kroger’s (KR) proposed $24.6 billion acquisition of rival supermarket chain Albertsons (ACI) could provide a form of insurance for the FTC if a widely anticipated challenge of the deal by the agency were unsuccessful, five former antitrust enforcement officials told The Capitol Forum. As the FTC engaged in discussions with company […]

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