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Media Digest (3/2/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) is in talks to sell its part of a Japanese joint venture for $8 billion. (Reuters) Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will release its iPad 2 today. (Reuters) The ...
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J. Crew’s Surprise Vote in Favor (JCG)

J. Crew Group Inc. (NYSE: JCG) is perhaps one of the more strange mergers out there involving retail and private equity. TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners offered $43.50 ...
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How Many Retailers Can Be Taken Private? (BIG, BJ, JAS, JCG, AEO, ARO, DG)

Shares of Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) jumped more than $5/share just before closing yesterday on a report from Bloomberg that the company may sell itself to a buyout firm.  ...
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Media Digest (1/18/2011) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Some Senators said they would pass a currency bill to punish China on the value of the yuan just as the People's Republic president Hu Jintao visits Obama. (Reuters) Citigroup ...
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The Unusual Suspects for the Week Ahead (AAPL, BP, DANG, EMC, XOM, DVN, GENZ, JCG, RVBD, SNN, VOD, WMT, FXI, MUB, PZA)

There are many new characters in this week's installment of "The Unusual Suspects for the Week Ahead."  We have tracked news and added color on each where applicable.  The cast ...
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Media Digest (1/17/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Chinese President Hu Jintao remained firm on his country's yuan policy. (Reuters) Eurozone finance ministers will debate an increase in the region's bailout fund. (Reuters) Investors are looking for more ...
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Rival J. Crew Bids Could Bring CEO Drama and Showdown (JCG, SHLD, URBN, GPS)

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) and Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ: URBN) may seem like unlikely companies to get in a bidding war over a rival retailer.  Logic and analysis aside, ...
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As Leonard Green Takes All of Retail Private (BJ, JAS, JCG, COST)

The rumors and thought of private equity in retail is going on and on, oddly enough with the same player.  BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. (NYSE: BJ) is the newest target ...
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Another Retailer Going Private (JAS, JCG)

Fabrics and craft retailer Jo-Ann Stores Inc. (NYSE: JAS) has agreed to accept a buyout offer of $61.00 share from private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners that values the ...
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Why The J Crew CEO Should Be Fired And The Company’s Sale Terminated

A review of the proxy sent by J Crew Group (NYSE: JCG) to its shareholders shows that CEO Mickey Drexler withheld from his board important information about the early stages ...
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Media Digest (12/7/2010) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters: Obama's deal with Congress will extend Bush tax cuts for two years. Reuters:  The US will sell its remaining shares in Citigroup (NYSE: C) and will make a $12 ...
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Media Digest 11/24/2010 Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

Reuters: SAP will pay Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) $1.3 billion for copyright infringement. Reuters: The  FBI sent warnings to a number of more hedge funds. Reuters: The euro fell to two ...
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The Twitter-24/7 Wall St. Market Report 11/23/2010 Spain Debt, JCrew M&A

Twitter  has, by most estimates, 145 million members, which makes it one of the largest social networks in the world. All major media companies are on Twitter and some have ...
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Today’s Best Market Rumors (11/23/2010)

Updated throughout the day. J Crew Group (NYSE: JCG) may be bought by private equity interests for $2.8 billion (NYT) Private equity firm Carlyle will buy Patni Computer for $1 ...
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J. Crew Buyout, An Unfair Price to Many (JCG)

Retail and apparel mergers are still alive and well for good brands.  J. Crew Group, Inc. (NYSE: JCG) is reportedly close to being acquired in a private equity buyout led ...
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