Mergers and Acquisitions

Stockholders Agree to Merger Agreement Between Belk, Sycamore Partners

belk logo

Charlotte, NC--Belk, Inc., announced today that its stockholders voted to approve the adoption of the previously announced merger … [Read more...]

Expert: The Significance of Culture War and Nanodata


As part of our ongoing Industry Experts column, we caught up with Richard Kestenbaum, partner at Triangle Capital LLC, a firm … [Read more...]

Sequential Brands to Buy Joe’s; Licensing Deal Set with Global Brands

Joe's Jeans

Hong Kong and New York--Sequential Brands Group, Inc. announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the … [Read more...]

HBC to Expand into Europe with $2.73B Purchase of German Dept. Store

Galeria Kaufhof store in Frankfort

Toronto—After making inroads into dominating the North American department store market with the addition of Lord & Taylor and … [Read more...]

Family Dollar Shareholders Approve $8 Billion Merger with Dollar Tree

Family Dollar's logo, nameplate to remain the same

Chesapeake, VA—After nearly six months of a bidding war, shareholders at Family Dollar Stores approved an $8 billion merger deal … [Read more...]

Deloitte: Global Luxurygoods Remains Resilient, Despite Tougher Market


New York--The world's 75 largest luxury goods companies generated luxury goods sales of $171.8 billion through the end of last … [Read more...]

RG Barry to Go Private in $215 Million Deal

Dearfoams slippers is one of RG Barry's best performing brands

Pickerington, OH—After several months of speculation about whether RG Barry would go private, the accessories company today … [Read more...]

Investcorp, Others to Buy Totes Isotoner Corp.


New York—Investcorp, the Bahrain-based investment fund, along with Freeman Spogli & Co., a private equity firm, said Tuesday … [Read more...]

Stuart Weitzman, Kurt Geiger to Operate as Independent Companies


New York—Just days after its acquisition of The Jones Group Inc., Sycamore Partners announced today that two of the brands that … [Read more...]

Jones Group Shareholders Approve Merger with Sycamore


New York—Jones Group Inc. reported Monday that its shareholders have approved a $2.2 billion merger with affiliates of Sycamore … [Read more...]

Gap Inc. Goes Upscale with $130 Million Purchase of Intermix

Intermix has developed a reputation on targeting key trends.

San Francisco—While its Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic brands are amid a repositioning, Gap Inc. today announced it bought the … [Read more...]