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Log In / Register | Apr 16, 2014

ATLANTA and DRAPER, Utah – Home furniture and appliance lender Aaron's In (NYSE:AAN) announced this morning that it has acquired web-based merchandise financier Progressive Finance Holdings, LLC ("Progressive") in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $700 million.

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