The Finish Line to Acquire Genesco

Cohen, Alan
July 2007
SGB;Jul2007, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that The Finish Line Inc. will acquire Genesco Inc. The Finish Line has also acquired the Man Alive chain. The Finish Line's plan is to operate Genesco as a subsidiary while retaining management of the company. The deal gives Finish Line store brands such as Journeys and Hat World/Lids. Comments on the merger by analysts and market observers are included. Information on the finances of the companies is also provided.


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