Chart of the week: Cerberus leads largest PE grocery deals of past 10 years

On the heels of Amazon’s deal to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, Buyouts looked at the biggest deals in food retail since the beginning of 2008. The two largest (Safeway, $9.2 billion in 2015; New Albertsons, $3.3 billion in 2013) were completed by AB Acquisition LLC. AB is a special purpose acquisition vehicle, with Cerberus Capital Management as its private equity driver.

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