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Analysts, shareholders parse transaction, weigh in on price

SAN ANTONIO -- With a price tag of more than $4.4 billion representing $48.53 per share, Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ’s deal to acquire CST Brands Inc. was one of the most anticipated sales in the convenience-store industry in recent years. How do industry analysts view the company’s biggest...

‘Size matters,’ despite divesting some assets to satisfy Competition Bureau

LAVAL, Quebec, and SAN ANTONIO -- In its biggest deal ever, but one that also requires divestment of some assets, Canada-based global convenience-store retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. is acquiring U.S.-based c-store retailer CST Brands Inc. for $4.43 billion (U.S.) or approximately $4.28...

Adds Ultramar fuel brand, dealers, cardlocks, c-stores, more with Couche-Tard deal

RED DEER, Alberta -- Parkland Fuel Corp., one of Canada’s largest independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products, has entered into an agreement with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to acquire the majority of the Canadian business and assets of CST Brands Inc. for approximately $965 million (...

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