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DBR VIEWPOINT: QE2…Road to Hell…the Sequel

DBR VIEWPOINT: QE2…Road to Hell…the Sequel

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  • November 3, 2010

By Anders J. Maxwell U.S. equity and bond markets have now retraced their steps and are fully recovered from the precipitous fall of 2008. The financial markets’ rebound is in stark contrast to the “real economy.” September’s headline-grabbing jobless rate remains at 9.6%, with the Commerce Department estimating that one in f... Read More

WWD: Fashion’s M&A Game Heats Up

WWD: Fashion’s M&A Game Heats Up

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  • September 30, 2010

by Evan Clark Forget the runway — the big changes in fashion this fall might come from the boardroom. An unusual combination of economic forces is coming together, pushing buyers and sellers closer together even as the economy skids along and consumers suffer through nearly 10 percent unemployment. Private equity... Read More

WSJ: A&P Mulls Selling Food Emporium Chain

WSJ: A&P Mulls Selling Food Emporium Chain

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  • September 2, 2010

by Anjali Cordeiro and Paul Ziobro Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., operator of the struggling A&P supermarket chain, is considering selling its Food Emporium stores as part of a boarder effort to rid itself of some assets and boost its liquidity, according to people familiar with the matter. The supermarket operator has... Read More

THE DEAL: Regis Explores Options

THE DEAL: Regis Explores Options

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  • August 5, 2010

by Demitri Diakantonis Regis Corp. is looking to trim a few layers of debt. The operator of the Supercuts chain announced late Wednesday that it had hired Peter J. Solomon Co. to explore strategic alternatives. "During the past year, the board and management team have taken numerous concrete steps, including reducing overhead exp... Read More