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Reverse merger market shrank in fourth quarter

Despite the decline in deals, reverse merger companies raised more capital. Continue reading

Sycamore and Express end talks over leveraged buyout

Reason given was lack of favorable financing, though other factors are likely in play. Continue reading

Wet Seal latest teen retailer to slip into Chapter 11

The mall-based chain plans to hand the majority of its equity to B. Riley Financial through a reorganization plan. Continue reading

Caesars begins Chapter 11 play

The operating unit of the casino giant looks to shed roughly $10 billion in debt through the court restructuring. Continue reading

Target concedes defeat in Canada, plans to close stores

After spending billions on Zellers locations, department store will shutter all Canadian stores. Continue reading

Hedge funds put Caesars operating unit into Ch. 11

A group of investors holding second-lien bonds put Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. into bankruptcy involuntarily, ahead of the unit's planned filing in the middle of the month. Continue reading

Wet Seal closes stores in effort to stay alive

After notice of default from a lender, teen retailer turns to drastic measures. Continue reading

Fosun set to cap dealmaking run with Club Med victory

The resort operator's board is expected to back the $1.1 billion bid within days after Andrea Bonomi, teamed with KKR, pulls a rival offer. Continue reading

Shake Shack whets IPO watchers' appetites

Danny Meyer's fast food chain joins a number of other recent restaurant public offerings. Continue reading

Insurgencies by the numbers

Dissident shareholders went big in 2014: Bigger companies were targeted, funds under management expanded rapidly and insurgents teamed up more frequently than ever before. That dramatic story is reflected in the statistics. Continue reading

Bank debt won't deter Caesars' Ch. 11 plan for unit

Sources said the gaming company will pursue a mid-January bankruptcy filing for debt-laden Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. whether bank debt holders support the move or not. Continue reading

Icahn to save Atlantic City's Taj Mahal

With a raised financing commitment and amid union opposition, the investor backs the casino. Continue reading

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