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April 12, 2013

J.C. Penney Co. has hired the Blackstone Group explore how best to position the firm financially and help it raise cash, the Wall Street Journal reported.

New York -- J.C. Penney Co. has hired the Blackstone Group explore how best to position the firm financially and help it raise cash, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The company is reportedly seeking $1 billion in cash, according to the Wall Street Journal, which added that options could include selling a minority stake. Penney already has been in contact with several private equity firms about a potential investment, according to the report.  

January 11, 2012

Buyout firm The Blackstone Group and real estate investment trust DDR Corp. will buy 46 shopping centers owned by EPN Group for $1.43 billion, which includes the assumption of at least $945 million in debt.

Beachwood, Ohio -- Buyout firm The Blackstone Group and real estate investment trust DDR Corp. will buy 46 shopping centers owned by EPN Group for $1.43 billion, which includes the assumption of at least $945 million in debt.

Blackstone Real Estate Partners VII, an affiliate of Blackstone, will own 95% of the joint venture. DDR will own 5% and invest $150 million in preferred stock with a fixed dividend rate of 10%.

May 20, 2011

Samuels & Co. Inc. said it has recently completed five transactions for Merlin Entertainments Group, the second largest location-based entertainment company in the world which develops, owns and operates outdoor theme parks and indoor attractions.

Los Angeles -- Samuels & Co. Inc. said it has recently completed five transactions for Merlin Entertainments Group, the second largest location-based entertainment company in the world which develops, owns and operates outdoor theme parks and indoor attractions.  

February 1, 2011

X Team International, an international alliance of retail real estate advisors, said Tuesday that Venture Commercial, through its Venturetainment division, assisted with site-selection efforts and completed two leases for global visitor attraction operator Merlin Entertainments Group to bring two of its iconic attraction brands to the Texas market for the first time.

Dallas -- X Team International, an international alliance of retail real estate advisors, said Tuesday that Venture Commercial, through its Venturetainment division, assisted with site-selection efforts and completed two leases for global visitor attraction operator Merlin Entertainments Group to bring two of its iconic attraction brands to the Texas market for the first time.

July 20, 2010

TPG Capital plans to drop out of bidding for RadioShack Corp., according to a Tuesday...

May 31, 2010

Several large private-equity firms have submitted bids to acquire electronics retailer RadioShack, and competitor Best...

May 31, 2010

Several large private-equity firms have submitted bids to acquire electronics retailer RadioShack, and competitor Best...

March 10, 2010

Panera Bread Co. appointed a private-equity investor, Thomas E. Lynch, to its board of directors....

January 12, 2010

Michaels Stores has gone live with RedPrairie’s warehouse management and workforce management solutions in three...

October 18, 2009

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels will open its first-ever Manhattan store on Oct. 25....

May 29, 2008

Michaels Stores Inc. reported that it has narrowed its first-quarter loss, helped by strong sales...

March 31, 2008

With all the fanfare of a favorite midway attraction, select entertainment concepts are finding...

October 16, 2007

Irvine, Texas, In...

November 7, 2005

Irving, Texas, Michaels...

September 1, 2005

Boise, Idaho, The...

September 1, 2005

Boise, Idaho, The...

March 10, 2005

New York City, ...