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Market Basket Seeking Buyer to End Dispute Draws Interest

Market Basket Inc., the New England supermarket chain whose family owners are battling each other for control, has received interest from as many as dozen possible buyers, a representative for the company’s board said.

Among companies that have been approached by the board are Royal Ahold NV and Belgian grocer Delhaize Group SA, a person with knowledge of the matter said. The closely held company has a value of about $3.5 billion, the person said, asking not to be identified discussing private information. The company spokesperson declined to name any of the 12 companies.