Couche-Tard Still Pursuing Casey's Despite 'Poison Pill'

Alimentation Couche-Tard said that it still plans to acquire Casey's General Stores, despite the latter enacting a so-called "poison pill" that would flood the market with cheap shares if a buyer gained a significant stake on the open market.

ANKENY, Iowa — Alimentation Couche-Tard said Monday that it still plans to acquire Casey's General Stores, despite the latter enacting a so-called "poison pill" that would flood the market with cheap shares if a buyer gained a significant stake on the open market.

Casey's, based here, told federal regulators about the amended shareholder rights plan Friday. Under the plan, a buyer acquiring 15% of Casey's stock would trigger a release of half-price shares to be made available t

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