20170103

Cieslok Media

Served as exclusive strategic and financial advisor to Cieslok Media, an innovative out-of-home media company, and its Board of Directors in connection with its sale to Bell Media
2017

20161130

Vector Media

Acted as exclusive sell-side advisor to Vector Media in connection with Spire Capital Partners' investment in the company
2016

20161117

Mi Pueblo

Advising Mi Pueblo on its sale to Cardenas Markets / KKR
2016

20161121

Marcus Corporation

Advised Marcus Corporation on its pending acquisition of Wehrenberg Theatres
2016

20161114

Southeastern Grocers

Advised Southeastern Grocers on its sale of pharmacy prescription files to CVS Health
2016

20160930

HSNi

Advised HSNi in the divestiture of its TravelSmith and Chasing Fireflies businesses to Distinctive Apparel, Inc., a Blackstreet Capital portfolio company.
2016

145000000 20160930

Tractor Supply Company 145000000

Advised Tractor Supply Company in connection with its acquisition of Petsense, LLC, a leading specialty retailer of pet supplies and services
2016

20160715

Bow Tie Cinemas

Served as advisor to the company on its sale of a collection of theatres to Cinépolis
2016

20160718

Hal Leonard Corporation

Advising the company on its recapitalization and pending sale of a majority stake to private equity
2016

196600000 20160624

Skullcandy 196600000

Served as financial advisor to Skullcandy, Inc. on its sale to Mill Road Capital
2016

20101216
20140508

Digby

Advised the company on its acquisition by Phunware
2014

20160216

Revzilla

Served as financial advisor to RevZilla on the formation of a new holding company by RevZilla Motorsports, LLC, Cycle Gear, Inc. and J.W. Childs Associates, LP that owns both Cycle Gear and RevZilla
2016

20120103

The Home Depot

Advised The Home Depot, Inc. on its acquisition of Redbeacon
2012

272000000 20160202

PVH Corp. 272000000

Advised the company on its pending acquisition from Apax Partners of the remaining interests in the Tommy Hilfiger China Joint Venture
2016

0 20160119

Chico's FAS, Inc.

Advised the company on the sale of its Boston Proper direct-to-consumer business to Brentwood Associates
2016

0 20160105

SunSetter LP

Served as exclusive financial adviser to SunSetter Products Limited Partnership in its acquisition by Springs Window Fashions, LLC
2016

0 20151022

Key Food Stores Co-Operative Inc.

Advised the company on its acquisition of selected assets from the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
2015

0 20151015

Fullbeauty Brands, L.P.

Advised the company on its strategic alternatives
2015

80000000 20150807

The TJX Companies, Inc. 80000000

Advised the company on its pending acquisition of off-price Australian retailer, Trade Secret from Gazal Corporation Limited.
2015

172000000 20150714

Starplex Cinemas 172000000

Advised the company on its sale to AMC Theatres
2015

0 20150710

NewSat Limited

Advised the Australian  company on its restructuring, including its sale of the teleports business to Speedcast.
2015

0 20150622

Proenza Schouler

Served as exclusive financial advisor to the company on its minority investment by private equity firm Castanea Partners.
2015

0 20150520

Enjoy Beer LLC - FFL Partners

Advised Enjoy Beer LLC on its formation, its investment from FFL Partners and on its acquisition of Abita Brewing Company, the oldest craft brewer in Southeast United States.
2015

0 20150402

Searchlight Capital Partners

Advised Searchlight Capital Partners on its acquisition of TouchTunes Interactive Networks, the world's largest in-venue and out-of-home interactive music and entertainment platform  
2015

284000000 20150401

Baltic Trading Limited 284000000

Advised the Special Committee of Baltic Trading Limited on its sale to Genco Shipping and Trading Limited
2015

0 20150220

Christie's International

Advised Christie’s International on its acquisition of Collectrium, a leading digital art collection management solution
2015

6300000000 20150204

Office Depot, Inc. 6300000000

Served as exclusive financial advisor to Office Depot, Inc. on its announced acquisition by Staples, Inc. (Terminated)
2015

585000000 20141003

RadioShack Corporation 585000000

Advised the company on a $585 million recapitalization transaction
2014

690000000 20140721

CBS Outdoor 690000000

Served as financial adviser to CBS Outdoor on its acquisition of certain outdoor advertising businesses from Van Wagner Communications
2014

69000000 20140718

DSW Inc. 69000000

Advised DSW Inc. on its 49% acquisition of Town Shoes Limited, Canada’s largest footwear & accessories retailer. 
2014

2700000000 20140626

London Stock Exchange Group 2700000000

Advised the London Stock Exchange Group on its acquisition of Frank Russell Company
2014

0 20140620

American Apparel

Serving as financial adviser to the company regarding capital structure alternatives
2014

175000000 20140505

The Dolan Company 175000000

Advised the company in connection with a pre-packaged Chapter 11 restructuring
2014

215000000 20140502

R.G. Barry 215000000

Advised the Board of Directors of R.G. Barry Corporation in connection with the company's sale to Mill Road Capital.
2014

0 20140501

Energy Future Holdings (EFH)

Advising the Second Lien Secured Lenders of Texas Competitive Electric Holdings Company LLC, the generating subsidiary of EFH
2014

1500000000 20140401

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) 1500000000

Advised the official Committee of Equity Security Holders of Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) in a successful Restructuring with an equity rights offering fully subscribed
2014

0 20131230

National CineMedia

Advised the Special Committee of the National CineMedia (NCM) Board of Directors on the sale of Fathom Events to its founding members.
2013

150000000 20131223

Under Armour 150000000

Advised Under Armour in its acquisition of digital fitness technology company MapMyFitness.
2013

2200000000 20131219

Jones Group Inc. 2200000000

Advised the Board of Directors of apparel and footwear conglomerate Jones Group Inc. in connection with its sale to private equity firm Sycamore Partners LLC.
2013

0 20131217

MediaNews Group

Advised MediaNews Group in its acquisition of 21st Century Media.
2013

835000000 20131210

RadioShack Corporation 835000000

Advised the company on arrangement of $835 million of new secured debt commitments
2013

35000000 20131206

Newsy 35000000

Advised the digital video news provider in connection with its sale to E.W. Scripps Company
2013

50000000 20131002

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 50000000

Advised the company in the sale of its G.H. Bass & Co. division to G-III Apparel Group, Ltd.
2013

500000000 20131001

SiriusXM 500000000

Advised the Disinterested Directors of the Board of SiriusXM in its repurchase of $500M of SiriusXM common stock from Liberty Media.
2013

736000000 20131001

The PMI Group, Inc. 736000000

Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of PMI Group, Inc. through the company’s bankruptcy and successful emergence.
2013

0 20130906

Movie Tavern

Advised Movie Tavern, one of the nation’s largest in-theater dining operators, in connection with its sale to Southern Theatres
2013

814000000 20130401

American Greetings Corporation 814000000

Represented the Special Committee of the Board of Directors in a “going-private” transaction with the Weiss Family.
2013

1147000000 20130220

Office Depot, Inc. 1147000000

Advised  the company on its merger with OfficeMax Incorporated.
2013

0 20130201

FTSE

Advised FTSE Group in the formation of a joint venture with TMX Datalinx.
2013

0 20121231

Laura Geller

Advised Laura Geller Beauty in the sale of a significant interest to Tengram Capital Partners
2012

200000000 20121231

The TJX Companies, Inc. 200000000

Advised TJX Companies on its acquisition of Sierra Trading Post
2012

0 20121228

rag & bone

Advised the company on its minority investment by Irving Place Capital
2012

0 20121228

Sneaker Villa, Inc.

Advised the company on its investment by Goode Partners, LLC
2012

0 20121228

TA Associates

Advised TA Associates on its acquisition of Dutch LLC, the holding company of Joie, Current / Elliott and Equipment
2012

525000000 20121205

PPR 525000000

Advised the company on the sale of OneStopPlus Group, the plus-size business of subsidiary Redcats USA, to Charlesbank Capital Partners and Webster Capital
2012

215000000 20121108

PPR 215000000

Advised Redcats USA, a subsidiary of PPR, on the sale of its Sports and Leisure Group, which includes The Sportsman’s Guide, Inc. and The Golf Warehouse, Inc. to Northern Tool & Equipment Co.
2012

0 20121107

U-Systems, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to GE Healthcare, the healthcare division of General Electric.
2012

2900000000 20121031

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 2900000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Warnaco Group Inc. and lead advisor on its financing
2012

0 20121031

Wet Seal

Advised Wet Seal in defense against activist investor Clinton group
2012

2100000000 20121025

McKesson Corporation 2100000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of PSS World Medical, Inc.
2012

10000000 20121008

Media General, Inc. 10000000

Advised the Company on its sale of the Tampa Tribune to Revolution Capital.
2012

0 20120919

Discovery Communications, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale of CSS Studios LLC to Empire Investment Holdings
2012

219000000 20120801
0 20120724

Zale Corporation

Advised Company in amending and extending its $665 million credit facility and $80 million term loan
2012

690000000 20120628

Cost Plus, Inc. 690000000

Advised the company on its sale to Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
2012

0 20120607

Ariat International

Advised the Company on its sale to the Fisher Family.
2012

279000000 20120607

Kenneth Cole 279000000

Advised the Founder and Chairman Kenneth Cole on the go-private transaction of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc.
2012

445000000 20120517

Media General, Inc. 445000000

Advised the Company on an amend-and-extend of its existing credit facility and $445 million of new financing from Berkshire Hathaway
2012

142000000 20120517

Media General, Inc. 142000000

Advised the Company on the sale of most of its newspaper operations to Berkshire Hathaway
2012

118000000 20120418

Parlux Fragrances, Inc. 118000000

Advised the company on its merger with Perfumania Holdings, Inc.
2012

0 20120229

United Retail Group

Advised United Retail Group in its sale of Avenue to Versa Capital Management pursuant to a Section 363 transaction
2012

133000000 20120215

Neuronex, Inc. 133000000

Advised the company on its sale to Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.  In addition to the stated purchase price, Neuronex will also be entitled to royalties.
2012

0 20120214

Town Shoes Ltd.

Advised the company on its sale of a majority interest to Alberta Investment Management Corporation and Callisto Capital.
2012

58000000 20120203

Randa Accessories Leather Goods LLC 58000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Swank, Inc.
2012

225000000 20120202

Walgreen Co. 225000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of certain community-based and centralized pharmacy assets of BioScrip, Inc.
2012

0 20120124

The Home Depot

Advised the company on its acquisition of Redbeacon®
2012

0 20120110

Washington Mutual Inc.

Advised the Official Committee of Equity Security Holders
2012

68000000 20111228

De Novo Legal LLC 68000000

Advised the company on its sale to Epiq Systems Inc.
2011

39000000 20111207

J.C.Penney Company, Inc. 39000000

Advised the company on its investment in Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
2011

0 20111206

J. McLaughlin

Advised the company on its sale of a majority interest to JH Partners and the Highland Consumer Fund.
2011

2200000000 20111114

SONY Corporation 2200000000

Advised the company and its investor group on its acquisition of EMI Music Publishing.
2011

0 20111103

Garden Holdings, LLC

Advised the company on its sale to AEA Investors LP
2011

0 20111102

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Advised the company on its acquisition of Rejuvenation, Inc.
2011

215000000 20111031

Thomas Nelson, Inc. 215000000

Advised the company on its sale to HarperCollins Publishers, a division of News Corp.
2011

204000000 20111015

Barnes & Noble, Inc. 204000000

Advised the major shareholder of Barnes & Noble, Inc. on a preferred stock investment by Liberty Media Corp.
2011

25000000 20111005

E. & J. Gallo Winery 25000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Hornsby's division to C&C Group plc
2011

151000000 20110908

Zagat Survey, LLC 151000000

Advised the company on its sale to Google, Inc.
2011

205000000 20110817

Chicos FAS, Inc. 205000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Boston Proper, Inc.
2011

298000000 20110615

Gerber Scientific 298000000

Advised the company on its sale to Vector Capital.
2011

0 20110601

Neways Enterprises

Advised the company in connection with an out-of-court restructuring.
2011

120000000 20110520

Deckers Outdoor Corp. 120000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Sanuk USA, LLC
2011

608000000 20110502

PPR S.A. 608000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Volcom, Inc.
2011

2400000000 20110329

eBay, Inc. 2400000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of GSI Commerce, Inc.
2011

145000000 20110215

Brown Shoe 145000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of American Sporting Goods.
2011

1400000000 20110128

DBSD North America, Inc. 1400000000

Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2011

120000000 20101231

CGI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 120000000

Advised the company on its sale to Gilead Sciences, Inc.
2010

1800000000 20101231

Gymboree Corp. 1800000000

Advised the company on its sale to Bain Capital Partners, LLC
2010

275000000 20101231

Kerasotes Showplace Theaters, Inc. 275000000

Advised the company on its sale to AMC Entertainment, Inc.
2010

1300000000 20101231

Kinray, Inc. 1300000000

Advised the company on its sale to Cardinal Health, Inc.
2010

4000000000 20101231

OSI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 4000000000

Advised the company on its sale to Astellas Pharma, Inc.
2010

0 20101231

Steve Madden, Ltd.

Advised the company on its acquisition of Betsey Johnson, LLC.
2010

560000000 20101231

TargeGen, Inc. 560000000

Advised the company on its sale to Sanofi-Aventis SA
2010

1080000000 20101231

Walgreen Co. 1080000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Duane Reade Holdings, Inc.
2010

0 20101201

Ecko.Complex, LLC

Advised the company in review of strategic alternatives
2010

300000000 20101201

Media General, Inc. 300000000

Advised the company in amending its credit facility and in its issuance of $300M of Senior Secured Notes
2010

1200000000 20101023

Phillips-Van Heusen 1200000000

Advised the company on $3.2 billion of debt and equity financing in support of its acquisition of Tommy Hilfiger
2010

3128000000 20100916

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 3128000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Tommy Hilfiger B.V.
2010

122000000 20100907

Sanderson Farms, Inc. 122000000

Advised the company in secondary Common Stock offering.
2010

0 20100716

GSI Group Inc.

Provided expert testimony relating to the value of the debtor in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2010

150000000 20100706

Zale Corporation 150000000

Advised the company on a $150 million secured term loan with warrants and a $650 million amendment and extension of a Revolving Credit Facility
2010

0 20100518

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation

Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Six Flags Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2010

0 20100107

Building Materials Holding Corp.

Advised Building Materials Holding Corp. in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2010

0 20100105

The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.

Advised the Ad Hoc Committee of Sr. Subordinated Noteholders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2010

79000000 20091231

BioDuro, LLC 79000000

Advised the company on its sale to PPD, Inc.
2009

1250000000 20091231

Cablevision Systems Corp. 1250000000

Advised the company on the spin-off of Madison Square Garden to the Cablevision shareholders
2009

380000000 20091231

Charlotte Russe Holding, Inc. 380000000

Advised the company on its sale to Advent International
2009

1400000000 20091231

CV Therapeutics, Inc. 1400000000

Advised the company on its sale to Gilead Sciences, Inc.
2009

286000000 20091231

Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc. 286000000

Advised the company on its sale to Golden Gate Capital
2009

214000000 20091231

Marc Ecko Enterprises 214000000

Advised the company on its sale to Iconix Brand Group, Inc.
2009

350000000 20091231

Tween Brands, Inc. 350000000

Advised the company on its sale to Dress Barn, Inc.
2009

0 20091201

Building Materials Holding Corporation

Advised Building Materials Holding Corporation Board of Directors on stock and dividend policy
2009

750000000 20091013

Quiksilver Inc. 750000000

Advised the company in $350 million multi-tranche Secured Financing Facility
2009

336000000 20091013

Regis Corp. 336000000

Advised the company in $172.5M Convertible Senior Notes offering and $163.5M Common Stock offering
2009

350000000 20091001

Office Depot, Inc. 350000000

Advised the company in $350 million private placement of convertible Preferred Stock
2009

0 20090902

Haights Cross Communications, Inc.

Advised the Informal Committee of Senior Noteholders in the pre-packaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2009

0 20090804

Eddie Bauer Holdings, Inc.

Advised the company in its sale to Golden Gate Capital pursuant to a Section 363 transaction
2009

0 20090210

Oneida Ltd.

Advised Oneida Ltd. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2009

0 20090106

LyondellBasell AF SCA

Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the LyondellBasell Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2009

150000000 20081231

Athleta, Inc. 150000000

Advised the company on its sale to Gap, Inc.
2008

0 20081231

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale of its Bob's Stores division to Versa Capital and Crystal Capital 
2008

278000000 20081231

Walgreen Co. 278000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of I-trax, Inc.
2008

100000000 20081231

Walgreen Co. 100000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of the specialty pharmacy business of McKesson Corp.
2008

0 20081104

PNM Resources, Inc.

Advised the company
2008

145000000 20080916

Sun Capital Partners, Inc. 145000000

Advised the company on a $150 million Senior Credit Facility for recapitalization of Childrenswear LLC, a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners.
2008

0 20080508

Portola Packaging Inc.

Advised Portola Packaging Inc. in its plan of reorganization in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2008

0 20080410

Evenflo Company

Advised second lien holders in an out-of-court financial restructuring
2008

0 20080318

Edison Brothers Stores Inc.

Advised Edison Brothers Stores Inc. in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2008

0 20080115

Calpine Corp.

Advised the Indenture Trustee to the Secured Noteholders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2008

3100000000 20071231

Claire's Stores, Inc. 3100000000

Advised the company on its sale to Apollo Management LP
2007

225000000 20071231

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. 225000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Golf Galaxy, Inc.
2007

1425000000 20071231

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. 1425000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Pathmark, Inc.
2007

2100000000 20071231

Guitar Center, Inc. 2100000000

Advised the company on its sale to Bain Capital Partners, LLC
2007

943000000 20071231

Istithmar 943000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Barneys New York, Inc.
2007

100000000 20071231

Oberthur Gaming Technolgies Corp. 100000000

Advised the company on its sale to Scientific Games Corp.
2007

150000000 20071231

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 150000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Superba, Inc.
2007

50000000 20071231

Pope Resources LP 50000000

Advised the company on a Dutch Auction tender offer
2007

200000000 20071231

PPR S.A. 200000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of United Retail Group, Inc.
2007

90000000 20071231

Randa Corp. 90000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Badanco Enterprises, Inc.
2007

850000000 20071231

Walgreen Co. 850000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Option Care, Inc.
2007

1700000000 20071231

Yankee Candle 1700000000

Advised the company on its sale to Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
2007

250000000 20071204

Handleman Co. 250000000

Advised the company in placement of multi-tranche Credit Facility
2007

0 20070313

Northwest Air Line Pilots Association

Advised the pilot group of Northwest Airlines
2007

0 20070206

M. Fabrikant & Sons, Inc.

Advised M. Fabrikant & Sons, Inc. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2007

0 20070110

Friedman’s Jewelers, Inc.

Advised the Plan Sponsor during Friedman's Jewelers Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2007

0 20070102

Friedman’s Jewelers, Inc.

Advised the Plan Sponsor during Friedman's Jewelers Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2007

250000000 20061231

Citizens of Humanity, Inc. 250000000

Advised the company on its sale to Berkshire Partners, LLC
2006

50000000 20061231

Harbinger Capital Partners 50000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Crescent Jeweler's, Inc.
2006

28700000000 20061231

Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. 28700000000

Advised the company on its sale to Apollo Mgmt. Texas Pacific Group
2006

250000000 20061231

Istithmar 250000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Loehmann's Holding, Inc.
2006

517000000 20061231

J. Jill Group, Inc. 517000000

Advised the company on its sale to Talbots, Inc.
2006

125000000 20061231

Kate Spade, LLC 125000000

Advised the company on its sale to Liz Claiborne, Inc.
2006

325000000 20061231

Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. 325000000

Advised the company on its sale to Sun Capital Partners
2006

165000000 20061231

McKesson Corp. 165000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Acute Care Medical-Surgical business to Owens & Minor, Inc.
2006

350000000 20061231

Panavision, Inc. 350000000

Advised the company on its sale to MacAndrews & Forbes Holding, Inc.
2006

2600000000 20061231

Regis Corp. 2600000000

Advised the company on its merger with the Sally Beauty division of Alberto-Culver Co. (transaction terminated)
2006

0 20061231

Steve Madden, Ltd.

Advised the company on its acquisition of Daniel M. Friedman & Associates.
2006

3424000000 20061231

Tokyo Electric Power Co. & Marubeni Corp. 3424000000

Advised Tokyo Electric Power Co. & Marubeni Corp. on the acquisition of Philippines Assets, a division of Mirant Corp.
2006

6250000000 20061231

Wyly Family (Michaels Stores) 6250000000

Advised the Wyly Family on the sale of Michael's Stores, Inc. to Bain Capital, Blackstone and Highfields Capital
2006

0 20060905

Portrait Corporation of America, Inc.

Advised the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Portrait Corporation of America, Inc. during the Company's Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2006

0 20060802

Owens Corning

Advised the future Claimants Representatives in the Owens Corning Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2006

0 20060620

Movie Gallery

Advised Movie Gallery in restructuring
2006

0 20060510

Doral Financial

Advised Board of Directors on an out-of-court restructuring
2006

0 20060419

Crescent Jewelers, Inc.

Advised the Plan Sponsor during Crescent Jewelers Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2006

0 20060321

ATX Communications

Advised ATX Communications in Chapter 11 proceeding
2006

0 20060103

Armstrong World Industries, Inc.

Advised the future claimants representatives
2006

175000000 20051231

Alloy, Inc. 175000000

Advised Alloy, Inc. on its sale to Delia*s, Inc.
2005

50000000 20051231

Centene Corp. 50000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Airlogix, LLC
2005

1440000000 20051231

Electronic Boutique Holding Corp. 1440000000

Advised the company on its sale to Gamestop Corp.
2005

0 20051231

Grand Toys International, Ltd.

Advised the company on the acquisition of International Playthings, Inc.
2005

72000000 20051231

Handleman Co. 72000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Crave Entertainment, Inc.
2005

100000000 20051231

Harbinger Capital Partners 100000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Friedman's, Inc.
2005

50000000 20051231

Instinet Group, Inc. 50000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Bridge Trading Company
2005

0 20051231

Johnstown America Industries, Inc.

Advised the company on the sale of its Freightcar America division to Rabbitt Hill Holdings
2005

100000000 20051231

Maxcor Financial Group, Inc. 100000000

Advised the company on its sale to BGC Partners
2005

17200000000 20051231

May Stores, Inc. 17200000000

Advised the company on its sale to Federated Department Stores, Inc.
2005

0 20051231

S&C Electric Co.

Advised advised the company on its acquisition of S&C Electric Co. (40% stake)
2005

50000000 20051231

Viacom, Inc. 50000000

Advised the company on its sale of its UCI Brazil division to National Amusements, Inc.
2005

1100000000 20051201

DIMON, Inc. 1100000000

Advised the company in $1.1 billion financing in conjunction with merger with Standard Commercial Corp. to form Alliance One International, Inc.
2005

100000000 20051102

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 100000000

Advised the company in a public offering of Senior Notes
2005

69000000 20051004

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 69000000

Advised the company and co-agent in private placement of Senior Notes   
2005

0 20050408

Syratech Corp.

Advised the company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2005

0 20050303

Spiegel Inc.

Advised the Official Unsecured Creditors’ Committee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2005

0 20050203

Mirant Corporation

Advised the Official Committee of the Equity Holders in the Mirant Corp. Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2005

110000000 20041231

Barnes & Noble, Inc. 110000000

Advised the company on the sale to GameStop Corp. of certain of its GameStop shares
2004

650000000 20041231

Barnes & Noble, Inc. 650000000

Advised the company on the spin-off of its remaining GameStop shares to the Barnes & Noble shareholders
2004

400000000 20041231

Barneys New York, Inc. 400000000

Advised the company on its sale to Jones Apparel Group   
2004

150000000 20041231

Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. 150000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Disney Stores North America
2004

475000000 20041231

Del Laboratories, Inc. 475000000

Advised the company on its sale to Kelso & Co.
2004

360000000 20041231

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. 360000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Galyan's Trading Co., Inc.
2004

600000000 20041231

DIMON, Inc. 600000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Standard Commercial Corp.
2004

280000000 20041231

Fortunoff Corp. 280000000

Advised the company on its sale to Trimaran Capital Partners
2004

180000000 20041231

Loehmann's Holdings, Inc. 180000000

Advised the company on its sale to Crescent Capital
2004

50000000 20041231

PlanVista Corp. 50000000

Advised the company on its sale to ProxyMed, Inc.
2004

0 20040615

Star Gas Partners, L.P.

Advised the company in the negotiation of an out of court restructuring with creditors.
2004

0 20040511

Hayes Lemmerz International Inc.

Advised the Secured Lenders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2004

0 20040303

Galey & Lord

Advised unsecured lenders in Chapter 11 proceedings
2004

0 20040204

Continental Air Line Pilots Association

Advised the pilot group of Continental Airlines
2004

100000000 20031231

Amazing Savings Holding, LLC 100000000

Advised Amazing Savings Holding, LLC on the acquisition of Odd Jobs Stores, Inc.
2003

90000000 20031231

Chicos FAS, Inc. 90000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of The White House, Inc.
2003

50000000 20031231

Delia*s, Inc. 50000000

Advised the company on its sale to Alloy, Inc.
2003

0 20031231

Delia*s, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to management investors
2003

75000000 20031231

GT Brands, LLC 75000000

Advised the company on its sale to Gaiam, Inc.
2003

75000000 20031231

Handleman Co. 75000000

Advised the company on the sale of its division, Anchor Bay, to Starz Media
2003

50000000 20031231

Handleman Co. 50000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Madacy Entertainment division to the Madacy management team
2003

225000000 20031231

Kasper ASL, Ltd. 225000000

Advised the company on its sale to Jones Apparel Group
2003

100000000 20031231

MDI Entertainment, Inc. 100000000

Advised the company on its sale to Scientific Games Corp.
2003

950000000 20031231

Office Depot, Inc. 950000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Guilbert S.A.
2003

100000000 20031231

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 100000000

Advised the company on the sale of its division, Gant Company AB, to Gant Holdings AB
2003

75000000 20031231

Twin Lab Administration Corp. 75000000

Advised the company on its sale to IdeaSphere, Inc.
2003

0 20031014

MACTEC, Inc.

Advised MACTEC, Inc. on the restructuring of its bank debt
2003

0 20030506

Wilsons Leather Holdings, Inc.

Advised the Senior Noteholders in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2003

0 20030107

The Warnaco Group Inc.

Advised the Senior Secured Bank Lenders in the Warnaco Group Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2003

650000000 20021231

CommScope, Inc. 650000000

Advised the company on its acquisition, through a joint venture with Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd, of the fiber optic business of Lucent, Inc.
2002

1950000000 20021231

Lands' End, Inc. 1950000000

Advised the company on its sale to Sears Roebuck & Co.
2002

0 20021203

Hauser Inc.

Advised company and rendered fairness opinion with respect to an infusion of capital by an affiliated party
2002

30000000 20021201

Access.1 Communications Corp. 30000000

Advised Access.1 Communications Corp. and was an agent in the placement of Convertible Preferred Stock
2002

87000000 20021201

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. 87000000

Advised the company in initial public offering
2002

2000000000 20021201

Gap Inc. 2000000000

Advised the company in a financing strategy that included Senior Bank Loans and Convertible Debentures
2002

7000000 20021201

Jennifer Convertibles, Inc. 7000000

Advised Jennifer Convertibles, Inc. and rendered fairness opinion with respect to a transfer of assets to an affiliated company
2002

0 20021101

Iron Age Corp.

Advised the company on financing strategy that included senior bank loan and bond repurchase
2002

55000000 20020820

US Wireless Data Inc. 55000000

Advised the company in a private equity placement.
2002

0 20020717

Renco Metals, Inc.

Advised the company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2002

0 20020508

Quality Stores, Inc.

Advised the company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2002

0 20020305

Hechinger Company

Advised the Secured Lenders and provided litigation support
2002

0 20020102

Geneva Steel Holdings, Inc.

Advised the Official Committee of Bondholders in Geneva Steel Holdings Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2002

525000000 20011231

Duff & Phelps Credit Card Rating Co. 525000000

Advised the company on its sale to Fitch IBCA
2001

100000000 20011231

Furr's Supermarkets, Inc. 100000000

Advised the company on its sale to Fleming Companies, Inc.
2001

0 20011231

Griffin Land & Nurseries, Inc.

Advised the company on the sale of its Imperial Nurseries division to Shemin Holdings Corp.
2001

50000000 20011231

Hauser Corp. 50000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Shuster Labs division to Specialized Technology Resources
2001

4700000000 20011231

IBP, Inc. 4700000000

Advised the company on its sale to Tyson Foods, Inc.
2001

50000000 20011231

McKesson Corp. 50000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Amisys Managed Care Systems division to Platinum Equity Holdings
2001

52000000 20011231

Monro Muffler Brake, Inc. 52000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Speedy Muffler King, Inc.
2001

0 20011231

Office Depot, Inc.

Advised the company on the acquisition of 4sure.com
2001

0 20011231

Republic Transportation, Inc.

Advised the company on its acquisition of the limousine business of Precept Business Services
2001

85000000 20011231

Systems & Computer Technolgy Corp. (SCT) 85000000

Advised the company on the sale of its government business to Affiliated Computer Systems, Inc.
2001

50000000 20011231

Transportation Technologies Industries, Inc. (TTII) 50000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Johnstown America division to Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
2001

0 20011231

Trimarian Advisors

Advised the company on its acquisition of JAC Holdings International.
2001

15000000 20010816

Concord Camera Corp. 15000000

Advised Concord Camera Corp. and was an agent in the offering of senior notes
2001

0 20010410

Payless Cashways, Inc.

Advised Payless Cashways, Inc. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2001

0 20010202

Furr’s Supermarkets, Inc.

Advised Furr’s Supermarkets, Inc. in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2001

130000000 20010118

Decorative Concepts, Inc. 130000000

Advised the company in a leveraged recapitalization and was the sole placement agent for a $100 million Senior Secured Credit Facility and a $30 million Senior Subordinated Debt with warrants
2001

910000000 20001231

Advanstar Holdings, Inc 910000000

Advised the company on its sale to DLJ Merchant Banking Partners
2000

75000000 20001231

Dorby Frocks, Ltd. 75000000

Advised the company on its sale to Kellwood Co.
2000

422000000 20001231

General Cigar Holdings, Inc. 422000000

Advised the company on its sale to Swedish Match AB
2000

128000000 20001231

Paxar, Inc. 128000000

Advised the company on the sale of its International Imaging Materials division to Centre Partners Management
2000

0 20001231

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp.

Advised the company on its acquisition of the Van Heusen trademark from Coats Viyella plc.
2000

0 20001231

Premium Wear, Inc..

Advised the company on its sale to NE Business Service, Inc.
2000

235000000 20001231

Schlumberger, Ltd. 235000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of CellNet Data Systems, Inc.
2000

0 20001231

Solomon-Page Management Group

Advised the company on its acquisition of The Solomon-Page Group, Ltd.
2000

0 20001201

Access.1 Communications Corp.

Advised Access.1 Communications Corp. in placement of Credit Facility
2000

0 20001201

FultonStreet.com

Advised the company and was an agent in connection with raising private equity
2000

12000000 20001130

ARS, Inc. 12000000

Advised ARS, Inc. and was an agent in the placement of Senior Subordinated Notes
2000

0 20000705

Zenith Electronics Corporation

Advised the company with respect to strategic alternatives, asset sales and implementation of its prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization
2000

0 20000503

Vista Eyecare, Inc.

Advised the company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2000

0 20000208

Penn Traffic Co.

Advised Penn Traffic Co. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2000

0 20000104

HomePlace Holdings, Inc.

Advised the Official Creditors’ Committee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2000

50000000 19991231

Access.1 Communications Corp. 50000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of OmniCall
1999

75000000 19991231

Au Bon Pain Co., Inc. 75000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Au Bon Pain division to Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co.
1999

240000000 19991231

Barnes & Noble, Inc. 240000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Babbage's Etc., LLC
1999

1800000000 19991231

Centennial Cellular Corp. 1800000000

Advised the company on its sale to Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
1999

0 19991231

Concord Fabrics, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to Concord Merger Group
1999

200000000 19991231

General Cigar Holdings, Inc. 200000000

Advised the company on the sale of its mass market cigar business to Swedish Match AB
1999

0 19991231

Halston Newco, LLC

Advised the company on its sale to Neema Clothing, Ltd.
1999

260000000 19991231

HomePace Holdings, Inc. 260000000

Advised the company on its sale to Waccamaw Corp.
1999

14500000000 19991231

McKesson Corp. 14500000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of HBO & Co.
1999

100000000 19991231

McKesson Corp. 100000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Kelly/Waldron & Co.
1999

75000000 19991231

Perry Ellis International 75000000

Advised the company on its sale to Supreme International Corp.
1999

154000000 19991231

Quality Stores, Inc. 154000000

Advised the company on its sale to Central Tractor Farm & Country, Inc.
1999

118000000 19991231

Thorn Apple Valley, Inc. 118000000

Advised the company on its sale to IBP, Inc.
1999

0 19990820

Recycling Industries, Inc.

Advised the company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1999

0 19990609

Thorn Apple Valley, Inc.

Advised the company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
1999

0 19990504

Service Merchandise, Inc.

Advised the company in evaluating strategic alternatives.
1999

0 19990401

Renaissance Cosmetics, Inc.

Advised the Bank Group in the sale of substantially all of the assets of Renaissance Cosmetics, Inc.
1999

0 19990105

Barney’s Enterprises, Inc.

Advised the Official Creditors’ Committee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1999

250000000 19981231

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. 250000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Western Auto Supply Co.
1998

0 19981231

Aristotle Corp.

Advised the company on the sale of its Strouse Adler division to Sara Lee Corp.
1998

0 19981231

Bedford Fair Industries, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to Finger Hut Companies
1998

435000000 19981231

Jones Lang Wooten 435000000

Advised the company on its sale to LaSalle Partners
1998

0 19981231

Mayor Jewelers, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to Jan Bell Marketing, Inc.
1998

154000000 19981231

McKesson Corp. 154000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Automated Prescription Systems, Inc.
1998

160000000 19981231

McKesson Corp. 160000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Hawk Medical Supply, Inc.
1998

250000000 19981231

McKesson Corp. 250000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Red Line Healthcare Corp.
1998

100000000 19981231

McKesson Corp. 100000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of MedManagement, LLC
1998

2700000000 19981231

Office Depot, Inc. 2700000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Viking Office Products, Inc.
1998

147000000 19981231

Pope & Talbot, Inc. 147000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Mackenzie Pulp Mill, a division of Norske Skog Canada
1998

147000000 19981231

Pope & Talbot, Inc. 147000000

Advised the company on the sale of its division, Tissue Business, to Plainwell, Inc.
1998

130000000 19981231

Sportmart, Inc. 130000000

Advised the company on its sale to Gart Sports Co.
1998

0 19981016

Wilcox & Gibbs, Inc.

Advised the company in evaluating strategic alternatives and assisting the company in the prepackaged bankruptcy plan
1998

0 19980501

Qualitech Steel Corporation

Advised the Senior Lenders in acquisition of the assets of Qualitech in a bankruptcy auction
1998

0 19980203

Great American Recreation, Inc.

Advised the secured and DIP lender during Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and the subsequent sale of the Company
1998

0 19971231

Allied Domecq plc

Advised the company on its acquisition of Togo's Eateries, Inc.
1997

775000000 19971231

McKesson Corp. 775000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of General Medical Corp.
1997

2250000000 19971231

McKesson Corp. 2250000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of AmeriSource Corp. (transaction terminated by the FTC)
1997

285000000 19971231

National Services Industries, Inc. 285000000

Advised the company on the sale of its Uniform Rental division to G&K Services, Inc.
1997

0 19971231

Sneaker Stadium, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to Thomas H. Lee Partners.
1997

100000000 19971201

Bradlees, Inc. 100000000

Advised Bradlees, Inc. in Senior Subordinated Note offering
1997

15000000 19971201

Commercial Capital Corporation 15000000

Advised Commercial Capital Corporation and was an agent in the offering of convertible preferred stock
1997

290000000 19971201

Guess? Inc. 290000000

Advised the company in 144A offering of Senior Subordinated Debt, bridge financing and subsequent refinancing with bank debt   
1997

100000000 19971101

International Imaging Materials, Inc. 100000000

Advised the company to Centre Partners-Management LLC in securing Senior and Subordinated Debt
1997

0 19971008

Praedium Investment Group Inc

Advised Praedium Investment Group Inc in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and its subsequent sale of Great American Recreation, Inc.
1997

25000000 19970603

The TJX Companies, Inc. 25000000

Advised the company in a private placement of Convertible Preferred Stock
1997

0 19970320

Today’s Man Inc.

Advised the Official Creditors Committee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings
1997

0 19970204

Bedford Fair Industries

Advised Bedford Fair Industries in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1997

0 19961231

Adrienne Vittadini

Advised the company on its sale to Marisa Christina
1996

0 19961231

Culbro Corp.

Advised Culbro Corp.  on the sale of its division, CMS Gilbreth, to the management team
1996

237000000 19961231

Hellman & Friedman, LLC 237000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Advanstar Holdings, Inc.
1996

0 19961231

Keller Industries

Advised the company on its sale to U.S. Industries, Inc.
1996

200000000 19961231

Leggett Stores 200000000

Advised the company on its sale to Belk Stores.
1996

0 19961231

MEM Company, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to Renaissance Cosmetics, Inc.
1996

4000000000 19961231

Office Depot Inc. 4000000000

Advised the company on its sale to Staples, Inc. (transaction terminated by the FTC)
1996

67000000 19961231

Pope & Talbot, Inc. 67000000

Advised the company on the sale of its division, Diaper Business, to Paragon Trade Brands
1996

50000000 19961231

Power Foods, Inc (PowerBar) 50000000

Advised the company on its sale to Hellman & Friedman, LLC
1996

600000000 19961231

Strawbridge & Clothier 600000000

Advised the company on its sale to May Department Stores Co.
1996

25000000 19961105

Nice-Pak Products, Inc. 25000000

Advised the company in warrant valuation and placement of subordinated notes
1996

20000000 19961001

Power food Inc. 20000000

Advised the company in private equity placement to Hellman and Friedman
1996

0 19960816

Discovery Zone, Inc.

Advised Discovery Zone, Inc. in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1996

0 19960305

Paul Harris Stores, Inc.

Advised Paul Harris Stores, Inc. in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1996

0 19960102

Bradlees, Inc.

Advised the Official and Unofficial Creditors’ Committee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1996

75000000 19951231

Hedstrom Corp. 75000000

Advised the company on its sale to Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst, Inc.
1995

220000000 19951231

Perry Drug Stores, Inc. 220000000

Advised the company on its sale to Rite Aid Corp.
1995

115000000 19951231

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. 115000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Apparel Group, a division of Crystal Brands, Inc.
1995

1500000000 19951231

Ralph's Grocery Company 1500000000

Advised the company on its sale to Food 4 Less Supermarkets, Inc., a division of Yucaipa Cos.
1995

90000000 19951231

Teejays Corp. 90000000

Advised the company on its sale to The Jordan Company LP
1995

0 19950201

Rose’s Stores, Inc.

Advised the company in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1995

0 19950103

National Convenience Stores Incorporated

Advised National Convenience Stores Incorporated in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy
1995

240000000 19941231

Montgomery Ward & Co., Inc. 240000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Lechmere, Inc.
1994

350000000 19941231

Nichols Institute, Inc. 350000000

Advised the company on its sale to Corning, Inc.
1994

0 19941231

Oxxford Clothes, Inc.

Advised the company on its sale to Tom James Co.
1994

450000000 19941201

Ralphs Grocery Company 450000000

Advised the company in offering of Subordinated Debt
1994

400000000 19941001

Ralphs Grocery Company 400000000

Advised the company in repurchase of existing Subordinated Debt
1994

470000000 19940809

Ralphs Grocery Company 470000000

Advised the company in offering of Subordinated Debt, repurchase of existing Subordinated Debt and refinancing of bank debt
1994

0 19931231

Au Bon Pain Co., Inc.

Advised the company on the acquisition of The St. Louis Bread Co.
1993

75000000 19931231

Culbro Corp. 75000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of NCC, Inc. through its division, Eli Witt Company
1993

100000000 19931231

NovAtel, Inc. 100000000

Advised the company on the sale of certain cellular systems to an investor group
1993

220000000 19931231

Office Depot, Inc. 220000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of Eastman Office Products Corp.
1993

0 19931012

Sportmart, Inc.

Advised the company in public offering of Class A Common Stock
1993

0 19930101

The Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation

Advised Edward J. DeBartolo Corp. in Federated Stores, Inc’s. Chapter 11 bankruptcy and subsequent restructuring
1993

0 19920624

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Advised The TJX Companies, Inc. in the bankruptcy of Ames Department Stores, Inc.
1992

0 19920102

R.H. Macy & Co.

Advised the Unsecured Creditors' Committee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy and in the Company's merger with Federated Department Stores, Inc.
1992

0 19920101

Galerias Preciados S.A. (Spain)

Advised Bank Group (Citicorp N.A.) in connection with valuation of Spanish retail subsidiary of Mountleigh Group (U.K.)
1992

190000000 19911231

Culbro Corp. 190000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Certified Grocers through its division, Eli Witt Company
1991

50000000 19911231

Guaranteed Products, Inc. 50000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of the aluminum products business of Dallas Corp.
1991

250000000 19911231

Office Depot, Inc. 250000000

Advised the company on the acquisition of The Office Club, Inc.
1991

110000000 19911231

WearGuard Corp. 110000000

Advised the company on its sale to Aramark Corp.
1991

70000000 19911201

Filene’s Basement, Inc. 70000000

Advised the company in initial public offering
1991

25000000 19911101

Monro Muffler Brake Inc. 25000000

Advised the company in its initial public offering.
1991

330000000 19901231

Dunkin' Donuts, Inc. 330000000

Advised the company on its sale to Allied Domecq plc
1990

50000000 19901231

Paul Stuart, Inc. 50000000

Advised the company on a Japanese license with Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
1990

0 19901231

Perry Drug Stores Inc.

Advised the company on the sale of its A.L. Price division to an investor group
1990

447000000 19891231

Reed Elsevier Group plc 447000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Chilton Business Group, a division of Walt Disney Co.
1989

300000000 19891231

Reed Elsevier Group plc 300000000

Advised the company on its acquisition of Martindale-Hubbell, Inc.
1989