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Icahn: Taj Mahal is a 'bad investment' only I would make

The investor, a first-lien lender to the casino, returns fire in a battle with a union that has criticized his past actions. Continue reading

DineEquity not likely to acquire where it eats

Industry observers think the owner of Applebees and International House of Pancakes should look at the fast-growing pizza space for expansion. Continue reading

A nightmare before Christmas

Once upon a time, struggling retailers could hold out until after the holidays before deciding whether to file for bankruptcy. But for four once-hot companies struggling to stay afloat in a rapidly evolving business, Black Friday sales might not be enough this year. Continue reading

Shaving startup Harry's scores $75M round - sources

Financing values the New York e-commerce company at roughly $350 million. Continue reading

Blackstone's biggest LBO keeps the mini-bar stocked

The buyout giant's Hilton deal continues to pay off, with the latest check coming from the Waldorf-Astoria. The $1.95 billion sale of the luxurious New York property is another jewel in Blackstone's real estate crown. Continue reading

Sears tries the real estate angle, shares pop

As a way to raise money, department store chain said it's investigating a REIT and sale-leaseback plan. Continue reading

TPG runs up $482M tab at Prezzo Restaurants

The Texas buyout shop pays about 10 times Ebitda for the U.K. casual dining group. Continue reading

Pinnacle to spin off REIT at Orange Capital's behest

Casino operator doesn't expect to complete REIT separation until 2016. Continue reading

After RealPage rejects buyout, investor turns activist

Rental housing software company is said to reject $2B buyout bid. Continue reading

Few options remain on CEC Entertainment's menu

Apollo-backed operator of Chuck E Cheese could look to Texas for its next deal. Continue reading

Activist investors search for 'magical' properties

Investors seeking to unlock value in restaurant companies are increasingly calling for real estate assets to be spun off. The move can provide a quick payoff, but may leave the company in a precarious financial situation. Continue reading

Sandell's plans for Bob Evans may include M&A

Restaurant chain's BEF Foods could be worth $450 million in a sale, analyst says. Continue reading

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