MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - MARCH 05:  A sign stands outside of a Safeway store on March 5, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Private equity firm Cerberus Capital
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - MARCH 05: A sign stands outside of a Safeway store on March 5, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP is reportedly close to finalizing a deal to purchase Safeway Inc., the nation's second largest grocery chain, for an estimated $9 billion. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) ( Justin Sullivan )