Whole Foods Bid For Wild Oats Temporarily Blocked

Law360, New York (August 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court temporarily stopped Whole Foods from completing a deal to purchase Wild Oats Markets Inc on Monday, saying it needs more time to hear arguments that it should block the deal, according to the Associated Press.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit halted any further steps by Whole Foods “to acquire the stocks, assets or any other interest in Wild Oats,” until the three judge panel makes a further ruling, but cautioned that the decision “should not be construed in...
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