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Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Whole Foods/Wild Oats: We Have An Upfront Buyer

Poste by D. Daniel Sokol

Geoff Manne over at Truth on the Market recently discussed the newest "smoking guns" in the FTC's battle against the Whole Foods/Wild Oats merger.  We have yet another development.  The Wall Street Journal reports that the upfront buyer of any stores divested in a successful Whole Foods/Wild Oats merger will be private equity firm Apollo Management Holding LP.

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St. Petersburg Times columnist Mark Albright opines on the FTC's take on Whole Foods/Wild Oats:

http://www.sptimes.com/2007/06/20/Business/FTC_suit_is_hard_to_s.shtml

Posted by: Scott Barancik | Jun 21, 2007 8:07:44 AM

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