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October 9, 2012

Sears Holdings Corp., which in February announced it would spin off its Hometown and Outlet businesses as a separate publicly traded entity, said it expects to receive about $446.5 million in gross proceeds from an offering tied to the spinoffs.

Hoffman Estates, Ill. -- Sears Holdings Corp., which in February announced it would spin off its Hometown and Outlet businesses as a separate publicly traded entity, said Tuesday it expects to receive about $446.5 million in gross proceeds from an offering tied to the spinoffs.

The offering of rights to purchase shares of the spinoff debuted on the Nasdaq under the "SHOSR" ticker symbol in September. According to Sears, the rights offering expired on Monday; preliminary results show that more than 95% of the options were exercised.

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?

June 22, 2010

Blockbuster said late Tuesday that the New York Stock Exchange has approved the movie rental...

February 7, 2007

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