CINCINNATI - Kroger Co. here denied Friday it has any interest in selling the business through a leveraged buyout to a private equity firm after a report in the Wall Street Journal cited unnamed sources as saying investment firms had been examining the company as a potential acquisition target. In a strongly worded letter to employees, David B. Dillon, chairman and chief executive officer, said, "Neither management nor our board of directors has any interest in pursuing a leveraged buyout ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.