Capabilities

Acquisition of Fred Meyer, Inc.

The Kroger Co.
1999

Arnold & Porter represented Kroger in its acquisition of Fred Meyer, then the largest supermarket merger in US history. Our team persuaded the FTC to allow the nation's largest grocery store chain, The Kroger Co., to purchase Fred Meyer Inc.'s 800 grocery stores in a transition of approximately $13.5 billion while divesting only 8 stores.

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