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• Smart & Final, the west coast-based, 257-store retailer, has completed the process of being acquired by an entity connected to private equity group Apollo Global Management for $1.12 billion.

This is the second time that Apollo has owned Smart & Final.

“As we turn the page to the next chapter in our almost 150-year history, we are excited to again work with Apollo to capitalize on our unique value proposition in this dynamic grocery marketplace,” said David Hirz, Smart & Final's president/CEO, in a prepared statement. “We look forward to continued evolution in the Smart & Final and Smart Foodservice store banners, as we endeavor to provide the best shopping experience for our household and business customers across both in-store and digital sales channels.”
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