Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N)
28 Jan 2015
Jan 27 - Investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP slashed its stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc by more than two-thirds to 2.07 percent, days after the company's shareholders agreed to Dollar Tree Inc's $8.5 billion buyout offer.
Jan 27 - Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund Management LP cut its stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc to 2.07 percent from 7.3 percent.
Jan 22 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Thursday:
* Vote a loss for Family Dollar shareholders - Dollar General CEO
Jan 22 - Family Dollar Stores Inc's shareholders approved the discount retailer's deal to be bought by Dollar Tree Inc, effectively putting Dollar General Corp out of the race to buy the company.
Jan 14 - Changing their previous stance, two influential proxy advisory firms advised Family Dollar Stores Inc shareholders to vote for the retailer's acquisition by Dollar Tree Inc, saying the deal offered more certainty of closure.
Jan 14 - Institutional Shareholder Services advised Family Dollar Stores Inc shareholders to vote for the retailer's acquisition by Dollar Tree Inc, reversing its previous stance.
- Discount chain Dollar Tree Inc said it expects to divest fewer than 300 stores to satisfy U.S. regulators scrutinizing its proposed takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc , and had already identified potential buyers.
* Family Dollar seeks Jan. 22 vote (Adds details on FTC wanting Dollar General divestitures)
* Family Dollar seeks Jan. 22 vote (Adds analysts' comments, details)
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