Ahold Delhaize (OTCQX:ADRNY, OTCQX:AHODF) is identified by the investment firm as the most likely acquirer of Kroger. A combination of the two would create a $180B grocery behemoth and generate significant cost synergies.
Shares of Kroger are up 2.33% premarket to $22.18 to cut into last Friday's sharp drop.
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