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September 17, 2012

Alliance Data Systems Corp. said that it has acquired the receivables associated with The Talbots Inc.’s existing private-label credit card file, and will acquire the credit card accounts, pending regulatory approval.

Dallas -- Alliance Data Systems Corp. said Monday that it has acquired the receivables associated with The Talbots Inc.’s existing private-label credit card file, and will acquire the credit card accounts, pending regulatory approval. The receivables portfolio totals about $145 million.

Alliance Data also said that its Retail Services business will provide private-label credit card services for Talbots, as well.

July 30, 2012

Sycamore Partners extended its tender offer to buy The Talbots Inc. to Aug. 2.

New York -- Sycamore Partners extended its tender offer to buy The Talbots Inc. to Aug. 2. It is the second extension given by Sycamore to the retailer.

The private equity firm said in May that it would buy Talbots for $193.3 million. The tender offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5 p.m. ET on July 27.

June 13, 2012

The Talbots Inc. said private-equity firm Sycamore Partners extended the date of the commencement of its offer to buy the women's apparel retailer by two days.

Hingham, Mass. -- The Talbots Inc. said private-equity firm Sycamore Partners extended the date of the commencement of its offer to buy the women's apparel retailer by two days.

Sycamore will now begin its offer for all outstanding Talbots' shares on June 15, Talbots said in a statement.
 

May 7, 2012

The Talbots Inc. said it has received a raised takeover offer of $214.6 million from private equity firm Sycamore Partners.

Hingman, Mass. -- The Talbots Inc. said it has received a raised takeover offer of $214.6 million from private equity firm Sycamore Partners. The company also said it entered an exclusivity agreement with Sycamore, which will end on May 15.

Talbots said Sycamore had offered to pay $3.05 per share -- slightly higher than the $3.00 per share offer it made in December.

The board of retailer said it continues to evaluate strategic alternative.

December 7, 2008

The Talbots Inc. said Monday it named Michael Scarpa as COO, effective immediately....

November 16, 2008

The Talbots, Inc. announced it has retained Moelis & Co. to serve as the company’s...

September 21, 2008

The Talbots, Inc. Monday announced that it has named Sue Walsh senior VP of stores...

July 17, 2008

The Talbots announced Friday that it has finalized the terms of the previously announced $50...

June 18, 2008

As part of its organizational restructuring process, The Talbots, Inc. announced several key senior leadership...

June 10, 2008

The Talbots Inc. said Wednesday that its majority shareholder, Aeon Co., has agreed to provide...

May 20, 2008

The Talbots Inc. posted higher-than-expected quarterly operating profit on Wednesday and affirmed its full-year forecast....

April 17, 2008

The Talbots Inc. affirmed its 2008 outlook on Friday and said meeting that goal would...

March 31, 2008

Beset with cascading comp-store sales, The Talbots Inc. is rethinking its long-term growth strategy. At...

December 20, 2007

Hingham, Mass. The Talbots, Inc. announced the appointment of Jeannie Barsam as senior VP, merchandising...

December 12, 2007

Hingham, Mass., As...

March 6, 2007

Hingham, Mass., The...