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Rival bidder emerges for Metromail

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American Business Information, Omaha, filed suit in Delaware Chancery Court to block U.K.-based Great Universal Stores' $831 million acquisition of database and direct marketing services company Metromail, Lombard, Ill. ABI, a provider of business information and data processing services and major shareholder of Metromail, made a counteroffer of $33 per share, or $850 million.

Copyright March 1998, Crain Communications Inc.

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