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Harry Brumpton

Chocolatier Godiva to sell Asian-Pacific operations to MBK Partners

Feb 20 2019

Godiva Chocolatier, the Belgian manufacturer of gourmet chocolates, has agreed to sell parts of its Asia-Pacific business to private equity firm MBK Partners, Godiva CEO Annie Young-Scrivner told Reuters on Wednesday.

Retailer Payless ShoeSource set to shutter its U.S. stores: sources

Feb 14 2019

U.S. discount retailer Payless ShoeSource Inc plans to close all of its approximately 2,300 stores when it files for bankruptcy later this month for the second time in as many years, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Amazon, GM in talks to invest in electric pickup truck maker Rivian: sources

Feb 13 2019

Amazon.com Inc and General Motors Co are in talks to invest in Rivian Automotive LLC in a deal that would value the U.S. electric pickup truck manufacturer at between $1 billion and $2 billion, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. | Video

Papa John's picks hedge fund Starboard over founder for investment

Feb 04 2019

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss, Uday Sampath Kumar and Harry Brumpton

Exclusive: Food retailer Smart & Final explores sale - sources

Feb 04 2019

Smart & Final Stores Inc , a U.S. food retailer controlled by private equity firm Ares Management Corp , is exploring options that include a sale of the company, according to people familiar with the matter.

Exclusive: Food retailer Smart & Final explores sale - sources

Feb 04 2019

Smart & Final Stores Inc, a U.S. food retailer controlled by private equity firm Ares Management Corp, is exploring options that include a sale of the company, according to people familiar with the matter.

Luxury online reseller The RealReal in talks with banks for IPO: sources

Jan 18 2019

U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc is talking to investment banks about the possibility of an initial public offering (IPO) later this year, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Activist Starboard seeks Dollar Tree board changes, disposal

Jan 07 2019

Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP on Monday called on Dollar Tree Inc to sell its underperforming Family Dollar business and proposed replacing a majority of the board after revealing a stake in the U.S. discount retailer.

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