MEXICO CITY — Grupo Bimbo here said Thursday that it completed the acquisition of the U.S. bakery business of George Weston Ltd., Toronto. The $2.5 billion deal was seen by some analysts as a way for Weston to raise money to take Loblaw Cos. private. Weston was the largest U.S. Baker, with brands including Arnold, Brownberry, Entenmann's, Freihofer, Stroehmann and Thomas. Read More of Today's Headlines
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