BOISE, Idaho - Albertsons considered a variety of recapitalization schemes, an offer to sell selected stores to a competitor, and plans to operate as a smaller independent or buy a public competitor before finally accepting a $14.7 billion offer from Supervalu, Cerberus Capital and CVS. Supervalu, the Minneapolis-based purchaser of the majority of Albertsons' stores, detailed the stormy courtship of Albertsons here last week in a preliminary proxy filing. The deal, which cleared federal ...

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