Sycamore Partners Buys Hot Topic for $600 Million

Lucky Day for Hot Topic. A St. Patrick's Day promotion at Hot Topic stores.

City of Industry, CA—Hot Topic was truly a hot topic today on Wall Street. That’s because Sycamore Partners, the private equity … [Read more...]

Firm Assumes Control of Talbots’ Credit Card, Rewards Program

Fall look from Talbots

Dallas—Alliance Data Systems, which manages loyalty and rewards programs for retailers and others, announced last week that it … [Read more...]

Talbots New Owner Names New Executive Team


Hingham, MA—Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm that last Friday completed its $391 million takeover of Talbots, wasted no … [Read more...]

Talbots Takeover to Close Today


Hingham, MA—A new chapter begins today for Talbots, the 516-unit women’s specialty chain that has been struggling to turn itself … [Read more...]

Sycamore’s Purchase of Talbots Moves Ahead


Hingham, MA—With the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PCGC) agreeing it won’t take action against the takeover, Sycamore Partners, … [Read more...]

Talbots Charitable Foundation Awards $200,000 in Women’s Scholarships

Talbots Inspirational tote: 100% of the net proceeds from the sales of this tote benefit the Talbots Scholarship Program.

Hingham, MA—More than 11,000 women from throughout the United States and Canada applied for 2012 Talbots Women’s Scholarship … [Read more...]

Sycamore Partners Agrees to Buy Talbots in a $369 Million Deal


Hingham, MA—Less than a week after negotiations seemed to falter, Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm, said Thursday it has … [Read more...]

Sycamore’s Takeover Deal for Talbots: No More?

Talbots June 2012

Hingham, MA—After twice extending an exclusivity agreement with private equity firm Sycamore Partners, Talbots said today that it … [Read more...]

Talbots Extends Period to Consider Takeover Bid

Talbots Outlook

Hingham, MA—Is Talbots getting closer to a takeover agreement? That might be the case considering the specialty retailer said … [Read more...]

Sycamore Raises Bid for Talbots to $215 Million

Talbots used "real women" as models in its spring/summer lookbook

Hingham, MA—Sycamore Partners, the private equity group and Talbots' largest shareholder, has raised its bid today to acquire the … [Read more...]

Talbots Q4 Loss Widens Amid Higher Costs, Promotions

Spring looks at Talbots

Hingham, MA—Shares of Talbots fell 12% in early trading today after the beleaguered retailer forecast a lower-than-expected first … [Read more...]

Talbots Reconsiders Sycamore’s Buyout Offer?


Hingham, MA—After rejecting a $212 million buyout offer from Sycamore Partners, it largest shareholder, in December, Talbots Inc. … [Read more...]