The Federal Trade Commission, eight states and Washington, D.C., sued to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. on Feb. 26.February 26, 2024
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and a group of states are poised to sue to block the tie-up between supermarkets Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos., according to people familiar with the plans.February 20, 2024
Colorado sued to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. in court Feb. 14, becoming the second state to challenge the deal.February 14, 2024
Kroger Co. said Feb. 5 that its chief financial officer is leaving for another company as the supermarket operator waits for regulators’ ruling on its proposed merger with Albertsons Cos.
SEATTLE — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Jan. 15 sued to block the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons, two of the nation’s largest grocery chains.January 16, 2024
Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. are bracing for a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit over their $24.6 billion tie-up as soon as January as opposition builds against the supermarket megadeal.
California is preparing a lawsuit to block Kroger Co.’s $24.6 billion acquisition of Albertsons Cos. on concerns the deal could hurt consumers and workers, Attorney General Rob Bonta said.
Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. agreed to sell 413 stores to C&S Wholesale Grocers in a divestiture designed to help win antitrust approval for their $24.6 billion merger.
Kroger Co. and Albertsons Cos. are selling some of their stores in an effort to win regulatory approval for their $25 billion merger, according to people familiar with the matter.September 7, 2023
Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen and Albertsons CEO Vivek Sankaran made a number of pledges to their customers and employees if their proposed grocery merger prevails.