Dollar General in the mix now for Family Dollar

|About: Dollar General Corporation (DG)|By:, SA News Editor

Dollar General (DG +3.4%) is in the mix now to make a play for Family Dollar (NYSE:FDO), according to a breaking Bloomberg report.

Sources indicate the company is talking to bankers about how to best finance an offer.

Family Dollar has traded above Dollar Tree's (DLTR -1.7%) $74.50-per-share offer since the purchase agreement was announced, and after today's development, is up another 2.6% to $77.68.