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Dollar Tree closes Family Dollar acquisition

Dollar Tree closes Family Dollar acquisition

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Dollar Tree Inc. has finalized its deal to acquire rival Family Dollar Stores Inc. Dollar Tree said Monday that under the merger agreement announced and unanimously approved by each company’s board in July 2014, Family Dollar shareholders will receive $59.60 in cash and 0.2484 of a share of Dollar Tree common stock

Dollar Tree wins fight to buy Family Dollar

MATTHEWS, N.C. — The battle for Family Dollar Stores Inc. is over, and the winner is the company with the less generous bid. Family Dollar shareholders on January 22 voted to accept a cash-and-stock offer from Dollar Tree Inc. that valued Family Dollar at $8.7 billion at the time it was accepted. The vote put an

Family Dollar shareholders vote for Dollar Tree

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Signaling an end to an acquisition squabble between dollar store chains, shareholders of Family Dollar Stores Inc. have voted in favor of the company’s previously announced merger deal with Dollar Tree Inc. Family Dollar said that in the Thursday morning special meeting of stockholders, 74% of the total outstanding shares and 89%