DELHAIZE AWAITS HANNAFORD FTC REVIEW

Delhaize America, Salisbury, N.C., said it would continue its efforts to acquire Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, even if the Federal Trade Commission required Delhaize to sell off all the Hannaford stores in the Southeast.In August, Delhaize announced it had worked out a deal to purchase Hannaford for $3.6 billion. The acquisition, approved by Delhaize shareholders in September and Hannaford

Delhaize America, Salisbury, N.C., said it would continue its efforts to acquire Hannaford Bros., Scarborough, Maine, even if the Federal Trade Commission required Delhaize to sell off all the Hannaford stores in the Southeast.

In August, Delhaize announced it had worked out a deal to purchase Hannaford for $3.6 billion. The acquisition, approved by Delhaize shareholders in September and Hannaford shareholders earlier this month, is currently under FTC review.

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