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May 10, 2019
TowerBrook Capital Partners' acquisition of True Religion Apparel in 2013 was part of widespread private equity interest in the space. But not long after, the retail apocalypse began.
April 17, 2019
Take-private buyouts are often among the highest-profile deals conducted by private equity firms. As it turns out, those headline-grabbers can also be among the riskiest deals firms do.
March 18, 2019
The retail landscape has shifted dramatically in recent years, with several longstanding chains failing. And PE's relationship with the industry is as volatile as ever. What might the future hold?
February 13, 2019
The private equity industry has been blamed for many things. Now it's catching heat for putting a damper on Valentine's Day.
January 17, 2019
If early signs are any future indication, it's going to be a difficult year for brick-and-mortar retailers.
November 20, 2018
After months of negotiations with workplace advocacy groups, KKR and Bain Capital have established a financial assistance fund for laid-off Toys R Us workers.
October 15, 2018
After more than a century as the king of American commerce, Sears is going under. What can Amazon learn from the company's rise and fall?
September 28, 2018
Bain Capital and KKR are reportedly contributing $20 million to a fund that will help pay severance owed to former Toys R Us workers—and more cash could be on the way.
July 17, 2018
Lantern Capital has finalized its $289 million purchase of The Weinstein Company. But now the firm faces two lawsuits from those who felt they were squeezed out of the deal.
Cerberus Capital Management spent nearly a decade trying to sell Remington Outdoor before it filed for bankruptcy earlier this year. Now, the maligned gunmaker has turned down a surprising offer.
July 6, 2018
Bain Capital and KKR loaded Toys R us up with debt. It eventually went bankrupt. Now, Congress wants answers.
June 29, 2018
Toys R Us closed the last of its remaining US locations on Friday. Bain Capital and KKR should respond by paying off the roughly $70 million in severance owed to the 33,000 employees that lost jobs.
May 18, 2018
Remington Outdoor, a manufacturer of firearms and related goods, has exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy about two months after it filed. The company said it has converted more than $775 million of its...
May 16, 2018
Charlesbank Capital Partners has agreed to buy the assets of The Rockport Group in conjunction with the footwear company's motion to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Rockport has received $20...
April 9, 2018
Footwear and accessories retailer Nine West has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with more than $1 billion in debt as part of a reorganization that will include the sale of its flagship shoe brand...
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