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Cathy Leonhardt on CNBC: How a border tax will threaten retail M&A

Cathy Leonhardt on CNBC: How a border tax will threaten retail M&A

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  • February 13, 2017

A border adjustment tax will slow merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. retail sector, analyst Cathy Leonhardt said Monday. "This political uncertainty and economic uncertainty creates challenges to doing deals," the Peter J. Solomon Co. co-head of global retail told CNBC's "Squawk Box." "If you're levered and you're staring do... Read More

Anders Maxwell on WSJ's 2017 Restructuring Outlook: Optimism and Uncertainty

Anders Maxwell on WSJ's 2017 Restructuring Outlook: Optimism and Uncertainty

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  • February 7, 2017

Uncertainty about the outlook for the year ahead is creating a sense of opportunity for distressed-company investors and restructuring professionals. Managing Director Anders J. Maxwell talks to WSJ Bankruptcy about how political and macroeconomic events have altered the business environment and what opportunities lie ahead. Click here... Read More

PJSC Retail Outlook: Trends Impacting Retail M&A in 2017

PJSC Retail Outlook: Trends Impacting Retail M&A in 2017

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  • January 19, 2017

Disruptions to the retail landscape over the past several years seem endless. 2016 was cited by many retailers as one of the most challenging years on record. The proliferation of new and deepening competitive forces disintermediating traditional retail, combined with elevated geopolitical instability, has created an uncertain future. Fo... Read More

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