MONTREAL — Alimentation Couche-Tard, parent of the Circle K convenience-store chain, said Wednesday it has agreed to acquire all of the shares of Norway-based Statoil Fuel & Retail, the leading convenience and fuel chain in Scandinavia, for around $2.8 billion. The deal would transform Couche-Tard into a global player with convenience stores and retail fuel businesses in Canada, the U.S., and Central and Eastern Europe. In the U.S., the company has about 3,500 location, mostly ...

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