Sept 2- Dollar General Corp, the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, from $78.50 per share. Dollar General said last week it remained committed to acquiring Family Dollar, after the target rejected the previous offer, saying the deal could run foul of competition law.» Read More
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Scott Sperling, THL Partners co-president, reveals details of his company's acquisition of private information technology company CompuCom.
Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson struck a deal on Monday to buy Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV business, which makes software used by phone companies to deliver television over the Internet.
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