FLEETCOR Enters into Cooperation Agreement with the D. E. Shaw Group
Company to Undertake Strategic Portfolio Review
FLEETCOR’s appointment of
“We are pleased to appoint
“We appreciate our constructive engagement with Ron and the FLEETCOR Board, along with the addition of
Under the terms of the cooperation agreement,
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