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King & Spalding

December 19, 2011 09:43 ET

King & Spalding Advises Winn-Dixie on $560 Million Merger With Bi-Lo

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Dec 19, 2011) - King & Spalding is representing Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., one of the largest food retailers in the United States, on its $560 million merger with Bi-Lo, LLC, announced earlier today. The resulting company will consist of nearly 700 grocery stores and 63,000 employees spanning the southeast U.S.

For more information about the merger, click here: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=78738&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1640841&highlight.

The legal team representing Winn-Dixie in this transaction was led by King & Spalding partners Michael J. Egan and C. William Baxley, both of the firm's Atlanta office. Other King & Spalding lawyers who advised on the matter include:

Corporate
Laura O. Hewett (counsel, Atlanta)
Adam J. Humphreys (associate, Atlanta)
Steven E. Bartz (associate, Atlanta)
Carrie A. Ratliff (associate, Atlanta)
Brandon T. White (associate, Atlanta)
Jacob D. Robinson (associate, Atlanta)
Matthew S. McCoy (associate, Atlanta)

Antitrust
Jeffrey S. Spigel (partner, Washington, D.C.)
John D. Carroll (associate, Washington, D.C.)

Employee Benefits
Mark P. Kelly (counsel, Atlanta)

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