1. Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

    Dollar Tree Would Lose Money if it Tried to Sell Family Dollar as Starboard is Pushing

    Dollar Tree has few options to deal with its Family Dollar problems. If Dollar Tree Inc. were to sell Family Dollar, it would be “fortunate” to get two-thirds of the $9 billion paid for the rival chain, according to Raymond James analysts. Activist investor Starboard Value LLP has taken a 1.7% stake in the company and is making demands for board seats and changes to the company, including a possible sale of Family Dollar...

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    1. Dollar Tree has gone from industry leader to industry laggard.
    2. For better or worse, we do not see any easy solution for resolving the Family Dollar challenges and finding a buyer at an acceptable valuation will be difficult.
    3. We do not see Dollar General as a buyer as the [Federal Trade Commission] would likely block such an acquisition — just as it did in 2015 by requiring an unacceptably large number of store divestitures.
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