November 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;11/29/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 46, p56
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This article presents information related to investment banking in the U.S. retail industry. Private equity shop Hicks Muse Tate & Furst Inc. has agreed to buy London buyout firm Phoenix Equity Partner's majority shareholding of luxury footwear brand Jimmy Choo Ltd., in a transaction valued at $187 million. The board of Jimmy Choo had hired Rothschild to explore strategic options for business. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it would permit its workers in China to form unions after facing pressure from the China labor federation.


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