Golden Gate Buys Bankrupt Eddie Bauer

Rozens, Aleksandrs
July 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/27/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p27
The article reports on the acquisition of the bankrupt clothing retailer Eddie Bauer by Golden Gate Capital for 286 million U.S. dollars. According to Eddie Bauer, Golden Gate Capital will maintain the substantial majority of Eddie Bauer's stores and employees in a newly formed going concern company. It notes that Eddie Bauer is one of many retailers to succumb to the economy's downturn and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on June 17, 2009. A brief background on Golden Gate is provided.


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