Ropes & Gray Attorney Discusses Antitrust Considerations in Proposed Dollar General Deal with Reuters and Bloomberg News

In The News
September 5, 2014

In a Sept. 5 article published by Reuters, and – separately, in a Sept. 9 article published by Bloomberg News - Ropes & Gray antitrust partner Jonathan Klarfeld (Washington, D.C.) discusses the proposed acquisition of Family Dollar Stores Inc. by Dollar General Corp. The articles explain how Family Dollar’s insistence that antitrust regulators will scrutinize the deal might be part of a negotiation strategy to drive up the price offered by Dollar General.

  • The Reuters article is available here.