Lone Star Asks FTC to Modify Ahold Ruling

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Bi-Lo Holdings here has asked the Federal Trade Commission to vacate an order requiring the retailer to comply with antitrust provisions that relate to stores it no longer owns.

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Bi-Lo Holdings here has asked the Federal Trade Commission to vacate an order requiring the retailer to comply with antitrust provisions that relate to stores it no longer owns. Bi-Lo Holdings, controlled by Lone Star Funds, is the successor to an agreement between the FTC and Ahold, from whom Lone Star purchased Bi-Lo and Bruno‘s in 2005. The FTC required Ahold in 2002 to divest Bi-Lo stores in Baldwin and Washington counties in Georgia as a condition to

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