WILMINGTON, Del. — Funds affiliated with Los Angles-based Yucaipa Cos. remain in the lead position to acquire Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market after the chain filed bankruptcy here this month. Before filing Chapter 11, the Tesco-owned chain had secured the sale of 150 stores to Yucaipa, the private-equity firm owned by veteran supermarket investor Ron Burkle, and had also sought to exit as many real estate leases as possible for the remaining locations. CONNECT WITH SN ...

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