Avis Budget Group's (CAR +2.9%) top shareholder raises its stake in the car rental company and...

|About: Avis Budget Group, Inc. (CAR)|By:, SA News Editor

Avis Budget Group's (CAR +2.9%) top shareholder raises its stake in the car rental company and says it may discuss an "appropriate price and structure" of a potential deal to buy out Dollar Thrifty (DTG +0.5%). The action comes as Avis and Dollar Thrifty seek to get clearances from the FTC on a possible merger.