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The Chairman of $DOLE Offers to Buy Out Shareholders for a 18% Premium

Dole Food Co. (DOLE) Chairman David Murdock offered to buy out other shareholders in the world’s biggest fresh fruit and vegetable producer in a bid he said amounts to an enterprise value of $1.5 billion.

Murdock offered $12 a share in cash for the 60 percent stake in Westlake Village, California-based Dole that’s not owned by him or his family, he said today in a statement. That’s 18 percent more than the stock’s $10.20 price at the close in New York yesterday.

The offer was made yesterday evening…”

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