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Jewel-Osco Sold To Investor Group

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A grocery store fixture in Chicago is getting a new owner.

Jewel-Osco, along with four other grocery store chains, has been sold by parent company Supervalu Inc.

In addition to Jewel, the $3.1 billion deal includes Albertsons, Acme, Shaw’s and Star Market.

The sale to AB Acquisition, an investor group led by Cerberus Capital Management, will include 877 stores.

Following the sale, Supervalu will consist of a food wholesaler, Save-A-Lot, and regional chains Cub, Farm Fresh, Shoppers, Shop ‘n Save and Hornbacher’s.

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