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WWD: JD Sports Closes on $558M Deal for Finish Line

WWD: JD Sports Closes on $558M Deal for Finish Line

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  • June 18, 2018

By Vicki M. Young British sporting goods firm JD Sports has closed on its $558 million acquisition of U.S. sportswear retailer Finish Line. According to Marc Cooper, chief executive officer of PJ Solomon, the investment banking firm that represented Finish Line, the two have had a long-standing relationship and it was JD Sports that had firs... Read More

Forbes: Fred's Hires Firm to Sell Retail Pharmacies

Forbes: Fred's Hires Firm to Sell Retail Pharmacies

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  • June 15, 2018

Bruce Japsen, CONTRIBUTOR Fred's Inc. said on June 14, 2018 that it has hired an investment bank "to analyze the value of (its) retail pharmacy script portfolio" and "engage with potential strategic buyers. Fred’s Inc. said it has hired investment bankers to examine the value of its ‘retail pharmacy script portfolio’ for potential buyers. Th... Read More

Scott Moses Participates in GMDC “Innovation Conversation” Podcast

Scott Moses Participates in GMDC “Innovation Conversation” Podcast

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  • June 11, 2018

PJ SOLOMON’s Head of Food Retail & Restaurants Scott Moses recently participated in a podcast hosted by GMDC (Global Market Development Center) to talk about the cost of innovation among grocers, retailers, wholesalers and suppliers. Innovation and disruption are the focus of conversation in many industries. While people can talk end... Read More

PJ SOLOMON APPOINTS MATTHEW RUBEL AS SENIOR ADVISOR TO GLOBAL RETAIL GROUP

PJ SOLOMON APPOINTS MATTHEW RUBEL AS SENIOR ADVISOR TO GLOBAL RETAIL GROUP

PJ SOLOMON, a leading investment banking advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Matthew Rubel as a Senior Advisor to the firm. Mr. Rubel will collaborate with David Shiffman and Cathy Leonhardt, Co-Heads of PJ SOLOMON’s Global Retail Group, along with Managing Director Jeff Derman, in advising clients in the retail and consume... Read More

Mark Boidman Featured in Times Square

Mark Boidman Featured in Times Square

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READ OUR NEWEST M&A REPORT, THE CROSS-BORDER BULLETIN

READ OUR NEWEST M&A REPORT, THE CROSS-BORDER BULLETIN

As companies increasingly operate in a global landscape, acquisition activity beyond local borders is often contemplated as a means to grow market share and expand one’s customer base. We are delighted to present our inaugural issue of the Cross-Border Bulletin, which will highlight key trends and drivers impacting global M&A. ... Read More