del monte

Private-Equity Investors to Buy Del Monte for $4 Billion

Less than a week after reports that Kohlberg Kravis Roberts was in talks to buy Del Monte, the food producer says it is indeed being bought by a group of private-equity investors led by KKR. It joins a crop of other companies that have been taken private this year.

KKR Reportedly Makes Bid for Del Monte

Private equity fund Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is in talks to buy Del Monte Foods Co., (DLM) Reuters reported. KKR made an offer worth $18.50 a share for Del Monte, Reuters reported without naming its sources. That would value Del Monte, which makes canned food and pet food, at about $3.58 billion.

Face-Off on Stocks: Starbucks, Intel, Del Monte

There's a lot to be said for reliable dividend paying stocks in any market and if they can offer a smidgen of safety in uncertain equity waters, well, so much the better. In this video, Dan Burrows and Nikhil Hutheesing give their "thumbs-up, thumbs-down" views on three dividend plays.