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After failing multiple times to go public, Albertsons’ grocery chain is launching an IPO valued at around $19 billion.

Questions:

  1. When did Albertsons previously try to go public?
  2. Who is Albertsons’ private equity investor and how long have they been invested in Albertsons?
  3. How much is Albertsons’ net debt, excluding leases?
  4. Why didn’t Albertsons’ merger with Rite Aid go through in 2018?

Source:

Relnicke, C. (2020). Grocery giant Albertsons is reportedly preparing to go public after failing multiple times in the past. Grocery giant Albertsons is reportedly preparing to go public after failing multiple times in the past. BusinessInsider.com, January 13 (Retrievable online at https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/albertsons-reportedly-preparing-ipo-after-failing-multiple-times-grocery-cerberus-2020-1-1028814011)

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