U.S. Foodservice Bidders

Royal Ahold is expected to receive at least three bids for its U.S. Foodservice unit, according to The Deal. Bids are due next month with an estimated price-tag of around $5.5 billion. Groups include Clayton Dubilier with KKR; Bain Capital, Blackstone Group and Wellspring Capital Management; and Madison Dearborn with GTCR Golder Rauner.