Royal Ahold, Zaandam, the Netherlands, has extended the period for its tender offer for shares of Stop & Shop Cos. to May 15. The offer previously had been scheduled to expire April 30. The extension was made to give the Federal Trade Commission more time to review Ahold's $2.9 billion acquisition of Stop & Shop, announced in late March. If FTC approval isn't received by May 15, Ahold will extend the deadline, the company reported. As of late last month, about 6% of all common shares ...

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