After more than a year in the kitchen, Omaha, Neb.-based ConAgra has finally cooked up a generic deal palatable to Ralcorp -- about $6.8 billion in cold cash. The acquisition, which comes after Carl Icahn protg and Corvex management founder Keith Meister joined the Ralcorp board last month and reportedly agitated for a deal, creates the largest private label manufacturer in North America. ...
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