Tag Archives: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Dollar General Gets “Hostile” in Family Dollar Takeover Bid

Dollar General

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.-Having failed to get approval from the Family Dollar board, Dollar General has taken its $9.1 billion offer to acquire its dollar-store rival directly to the company’s shareholders (commonly referred to as a “hostile takeover bid”). The offer is essentially the same as the one turned down by the Family Dollar board last week.More »

Last updated: September 10, 2014

Dueling Dollars

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Family Dollar chooses to merge with Dollar Tree over Dollar General By David Gill And the apparent winner of the Family Dollar sweepstakes is … Dollar Tree. With bids to be acquired from both Dollar Tree and Dollar General, Family Dollar opted to stick with an earlier offer made by Dollar Tree. This offer involvedMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Wayfair Files for IPO

Wayfair.com

BOSTON-Online home retailer Wayfair has filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The number of shares the company will offer, the portion of the shares to be sold by Wayfair and existing stockholders, and the price range for the IPO have yet to be determined, according to a WayfairMore »

Last updated: August 18, 2014

Icahn Buys Block of Family Dollar Shares

Carl Icahn

NEW YORK-Investor Carl Icahn has purchased about 9.4 percent of Family Dollar’s common stock through some of his affiliate companies. According to a filing by Icahn with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the investor bought the shares “in the belief that they were undervalued.” The filing went on to cite a number of similarMore »

Last updated: June 9, 2014

Morand Out as Gordmans Chief Merchandiser

Gordmans

OMAHA, Neb.-Michael Morand, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer of Gordmans, has resigned, according to a filing by the home specialty retailer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Morand tendered his resignation on May 28, when it took effect. The filing said Gordmans’ merchandising team will report to T. Scott King, interim CEO,More »

Last updated: June 3, 2014

Ares, Serta and Simmons Parent, Launches IPO

Ares Management

NEW YORK-Ares Management, one of the parent companies of mattress manufacturers Serta and Simmons and of retailer Neiman Marcus, has begun an initial public offering, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing did not specify how many shares are in the IPO, or the price per share, nor didMore »

Last updated: April 2, 2014

Vintage Capital Re-offers to Acquire Aaron’s

Aaron's

ATLANTA-Vintage Capital Management, a private equity firm that holds 10 percent of retailer Aaron’s common stock, has made a new offer to acquire Aaron’s. According to a letter sent by Brian Kahn, managing member of Vintage Capital, to Aaron’s board and filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Vintage Capital is offering to purchaseMore »

Last updated: February 10, 2014

Container Store Files Registration for IPO

The Container Store

DALLAS-The Container Store Group has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. The common stock is expected to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “TCS,” according to a statement from the specialtyMore »

Last updated: October 1, 2013