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A&P RAISES $203 MILLION IN METRO STOCK SALE MONTVALE, N.J. A&P here said last week that it raised about $203.5 million from the sale of stock in Canadian retailer Metro Inc. and will use the proceeds to fund its previously announced acquisition of Pathmark Stores. A&P acquired a 15% ownership stake in Metro as the result of Metro's purchase of A&P's Canadian stores in 2005. A&P said it continues to

A&P RAISES $203 MILLION IN METRO STOCK SALE

MONTVALE, N.J. — A&P here said last week that it raised about $203.5 million from the sale of stock in Canadian retailer Metro Inc. and will use the proceeds to fund its previously announced acquisition of Pathmark Stores. A&P acquired a 15% ownership stake in Metro as the result of Metro's purchase of A&P's Canadian stores in 2005. A&P said it continues to hold 11.7 million Metro shares, or a stake of about 10.2%.

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