PetSmart Inc


  • NEW YORK, Nov 18- Buyout firms KKR& Co LP and Clayton, Dubilier& Rice LLC have teamed up to take PetSmart Inc private for more than $7.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as the auction for the pet food retailer heats up. KKR and CD&R are planning to submit a joint bid for PetSmart next month, the people said. PetSmart shares traded up 2.2 percent on...

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  • UPDATE 1-Freshpet whets investor appetite in debut Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:09 AM ET

    New Jersey- based Freshpet, valued at about $644 million at the day's high, is aiming to grab a bigger share of the U.S. pet care industry, estimated to be worth nearly $59 billion this year. Freshpet is unique in that it sells cat and dog food fresh, rather than in cans, using refrigerators installed in retailers such as PetSmart Inc, Petco and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

  • Pet food maker Freshpet rises 35 pct in debut Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Nov 7- Shares of pet food maker Freshpet Inc rose as much as 35 percent in their trading debut on Friday as investors rushed to grab a piece of the company expected to benefit from rising pet ownership and spending on pet food in the United States. The company raised $156.3 million after it sold all the 10.4 million shares in the initial public offering at $15 each,...

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