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After two years of trying, Hertz (HTZ) is set to acquire Dollar Thrifty (DTG) in a deal worth...

After two years of trying, Hertz (HTZ) is set to acquire Dollar Thrifty (DTG) in a deal worth $2.3B. The price of $87.50/share represents a premium of 8% on the latter's close of $81 on Friday. To help obtain the blessing of regulators, Hertz also agrees to sell its Advantage Rent-A-Car unit to Franchise Services of North America and Macquarie Capital for a reported $16M. (PR)
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  • marilyn61
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    So it's taken three long years but HTZ have finally reached agreement. This should give them a huge boost in the European markets now providing both top of the range rental vehicles plus budget ones. That in addition to the extra airport franchises should make them a force to be reckoned with.
    27 Aug 2012, 03:25 AM Reply Like
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