AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods here yesterday said it has purchased most of the stock of Wild Oats following the closure of an $18.50 per share tender offer on Monday and has secured a five-year, $700 million loan to finance the deal. It has also signed a new five-year, $250 million revolving credit agreement to replace an existing $200 million revolver. Whole Foods also said it expects to complete the previously disclosed sale of its Henry’s and Sun Harvest banners and a distribution center in ...
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