Shopping Spree Rolls on in Retail

Abrams, Sandra Lea
August 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;8/15/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 32, p16
Trade Publication
Focuses on the surge in interest of investment banks in the U.S. retail sector after talks of a possible leveraged buyout of apparel retailer Gap Inc. surfaced. List of buyout candidates in retail industry such as J.C. Penney Co.; Examples of mega deals in the sector in the past such as the merger between Neiman Marcus Group and Texas Pacific Group; Expected occurrence of more merger deals in the sector.


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