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Are ethnic supermarkets the next Sprouts? PJSC's Scott Moses weighs in.

Are ethnic supermarkets the next Sprouts? PJSC's Scott Moses weighs in.

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  • January 17, 2017

PJSC Managing Director and Head of Food Retail & Restaurants investment banking, Scott Moses talks to Supermarket News about the growing appeal of ethnic grocery stores as a new area for industry growth, particularly among private equity firms. Are ethnic supermarkets the next Sprouts? Private equity firms investing with eyes on gro... Read More

FRED'S PHARMACY AGREES TO ACQUIRE 865 RITE AID STORES

FRED'S PHARMACY AGREES TO ACQUIRE 865 RITE AID STORES

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  • December 21, 2016

Purchase Would Create Third-Largest U.S. Drug Store Chain and Support Healthcare Growth Strategy MEMPHIS, Tenn. (December 20, 2016) – Fred's Inc. (" Fred's Pharmacy" or "the Company") (NASDAQ: FRED) today announced that the Company has signed an agreement with Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) and Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD) ... Read More

Spire Capital Partners invests in Vector Media

Spire Capital Partners invests in Vector Media

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  • November 30, 2016

Spire Capital's investment in Vector will support the Company's growth of its OOH asset portfolio across North America and Europe NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Spire Capital, a New York based private equity firm specializing in investments in the media and communications, business services, information services and education sector... Read More

Marcus Theatres to Acquire All 14 Wehrenberg Theatres Locations in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota, with 197 Screens

Marcus Theatres to Acquire All 14 Wehrenberg Theatres Locations in Missouri, Iowa, Illinois and Minnesota, with 197 Screens

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  • November 21, 2016

Agreement will increase Marcus Theatres' total to 885 screens and 68 locations in eight states Milwaukee, Wis., November 21, 2016. . . . . Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Wehrenberg Theatres®, based in St. Louis, Missouri. Terms of the tran... Read More

Consumer and Retail Veteran Steve Odland Joins PJSC as Senior Advisor

Consumer and Retail Veteran Steve Odland Joins PJSC as Senior Advisor

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  • November 21, 2016

Investment banking advisory firm Peter J. Solomon Company (PJSC) today announced that Steve Odland, current President and CEO of the Committee for Economic Development (CED) and former Chairman and CEO of Office Depot, Inc., and AutoZone, Inc., has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. “We’ve had the pleasure of working closely with Steve... Read More

Skullcandy Closes Going Private Transaction with Mill Road Capital

Skullcandy Closes Going Private Transaction with Mill Road Capital

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  • October 4, 2016

Park City, Utah and South San Francisco, California, October 3, 2016 – Skullcandy, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKUL), which creates world-class audio experiences through its Skullcandy® and Astro Gaming® brands, today announced the closing of its merger with an affiliate of Mill Road Capital Management LLC. As a result of the merger, Skullcandy will b... Read More

Peter J. Solomon Company Announces Senior Appointments to Restructuring Practice; Veteran Advisor Derek Pitts to Serve as New Head of Restructuring

Peter J. Solomon Company Announces Senior Appointments to Restructuring Practice; Veteran Advisor Derek Pitts to Serve as New Head of Restructuring

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  • September 20, 2016

September 20, 2016, NEW YORK – Investment banking advisory firm Peter J. Solomon Company (PJSC) today announced the appointments of Derek C. Pitts as Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Restructuring and Recapitalization Practice, and S. Daniel Gissinger as a Director within the practice. Mr. Pitts comes to PJSC from Houlihan Lokey,... Read More