Content about Due diligence

May 1, 2014

Pine Tree Commercial Realty has named Erin Bremen VP of acquisitions and due diligence.

Northbrook, Ill.Pine Tree Commercial Realty has named Erin Bremen VP of acquisitions and due diligence. Bremen will oversee underwriting and due diligence for new acquisitions.

August 5, 2013

By Colleen A. Conry, Jane D. Goldstein, Natalie Logan and Alicia Suarez, Ropes & Gray LLP. Conry

By Colleen A. Conry, Jane D. Goldstein, Natalie Logan and Alicia Suarez

On April 24, 2013, 1,127 people were killed when Rana Plaza, a garment manufacturing complex in Savar, Bangladesh, collapsed. This tragedy highlights the working conditions that may exist in Bangladesh and other countries. It also draws attention to the challenges faced by U.S. companies that want to conduct their business in an ethical and socially responsible way, particularly when operating through third-party suppliers in foreign countries.   

March 15, 2013

Mergers and acquisitions transaction activity in the U.S. retail sector jumped 39% in 2012 for deals greater than $50 million, while total deal value more than doubled. These gains point to an industry undergoing major changes, one that is attracting considerable interest from a wide range of players.

August 27, 2012

Best Buy Co. announced that it has agreed to let founder and former chairman Richard Schulze conduct due diligence and form an investment group with private equity sponsors as he tries to take the retailer private.

Minneapolis -- Best Buy Co. announced Monday that it has agreed to let founder and former chairman Richard Schulze conduct due diligence and form an investment group with private equity sponsors as he tries to take the retailer private.

Best Buy said its agreement with Schulze establishes a non-exclusive, orderly process that satisfies his requests and protects the interests of shareholders.

March 28, 2011

By Kenneth H. Marks, founder and managing partner, High Rock Partners

By Kenneth H. Marks, khmarks@HighRockPartners.com

Great news! After a long drought of M & A activity, the market for private companies is showing signs of life and recovery. If you own, operate or advise a middle market company, $5 million to $500 million in revenue, what does this mean for you and your clients when thinking about shareholder liquidity or selling the business? And how can you improve the odds of getting a deal done?

March 17, 2011

Pine Tree Commercial Realty said that it has appointed Thomas Seurynck as VP acquisitions and due diligence.

Northbrook, Ill. -- Pine Tree Commercial Realty said that it has appointed Thomas Seurynck as VP acquisitions and due diligence.

Seurynck was previously a senior investment associate and credit/underwriting manager for Wrightwood Capital in Illinois.
 

February 10, 2011

The increased pace of merger and acquisition activity late in 2010, including some huge deals, suggests that 2011 will be an active year. Low interest rates, significant cash on many firms’ balance sheets, and stock prices that are low enough to attract buyers but high enough to move sellers off the sidelines all reinforce that possibility.


July 13, 2010

Hilco Real Estate announced that it will sell six land parcels, located in California, Louisiana...

July 13, 2010

Zumiez Inc. said Tuesday it won't be buying Canadian retailer West 49 Inc., saying it...