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Slideshow Mega-Mergers: Largest Recent M&A Transactions

By The Online Investor Staff, updated Wed., Feb. 10, 11:22 PM

Slide #1. Staples, Inc. Office Depot

Acquirer: Staples, Inc. (SPLS)
Acquiree: Office Depot (ODP)
Details: Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that it has received approval from the European Union to acquire Office Depot.

Staples is a provider of office products. Co. has three segments: North American Stores & Online, including Co.'s retail stores and Staples.com businesses in the U.S. and Canada; North American Commercial, consisting of consists of the U.S. and Canadian businesses that sell and deliver products and services directly to businesses; and International Operations, consisting of businesses in Europe, Australia, South America and Asia. At Jan 31 2015, Co. operated a total of 1,983 retail stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S., 10 provinces and two territories in Canada, and in Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, the U.K., Argentina and Australia.

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Staples is a provider of office products. Co. has three segments: North American Stores & Online, including Co.'s retail stores and Staples.com businesses in the U.S. and Canada; North American Commercial, consisting of consists of the U.S. and Canadian businesses that sell and deliver products and services directly to businesses; and International Operations, consisting of businesses in Europe, Australia, South America and Asia. At Jan 31 2015, Co. operated a total of 1,983 retail stores in 48 states and the District of Columbia in the U.S., 10 provinces and two territories in Canada, and in Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, the U.K., Argentina and Australia.

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Company Name:  Staples Inc
Website:  www.staples.com
Sector:  Specialty Retail
Number of ETFs Holding SPLS:  76
Total Market Value Held by ETFs:  $253.16M
Total Market Capitalization:  $5.51B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs:  4.60%
Company Name:  Office Depot, Inc.
Website:  www.officedepot.com
Sector:  Specialty Retail
Number of ETFs Holding ODP:  37
Total Market Value Held by ETFs:  $117.73M
Total Market Capitalization:  $2.72B
% of Market Cap. Held by ETFs:  4.33%
 

February 10, 2016    11:22 PM Eastern
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