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ESL Investments, the hedge fund led by the CEO of Sears Holdings, Eddie Lampert, has made a proposal to buy some of the retailer's assets.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks couldn't hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond prices continue to fall and the yield on the 10-year Treasury note drew closer to 3 percent, a milestone it hasn't reached since January 2014.
Sears' biggest shareholder has suggested the company sell its well-known Kenmore brand and some real estate holdings, offering itself as a potential buyer. The ailing company has sold off other major brands as it struggles to stay afloat, with Kenmore a notable remainder of the powerhouse retailer that survived two world wars and the Great Depression. The National Association of Realtors says that homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.60 million, up from 5.54 million in February.
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Sears Holdings Corp Chief Executive Eddie Lampert said the retailer should sell its Kenmore appliances brand, home improvement businesses, and real estate, adding that his hedge fund ESL Investments Inc would bid in any sale. In a letter dated April 20 and signed by Lampert, the retailer's controlling shareholder, ESL offered to acquire Sears Home Improvement and PartsDirect, both part of the Sears Home Services division, for $500 million, and it proposed to submit a bid for Kenmore and the chain's real estate.
Few people on Wall Street believe in Eddie Lampert like Eddie Lampert. Thirteen years after merging Sears, one of America’s most iconic retailers, with the budget Kmart chain, the hedge-fund billionaire is moving -- again -- to salvage what he can. In other words, Lampert, also chief executive officer of Sears Holdings Corp., wants to sell what is perhaps Sears’s last jewel to his own hedge fund -- at least if other bidders don’t emerge.
Corp. in a bid to save his retail empire, proposing that his hedge fund purchase the Kenmore appliance brand and other Sears units after the struggling company was unable to find other buyers. The Sears chief executive, through ESL Investments Inc., said in a letter to the Sears board that ESL—which currently owns a controlling stake in the retailer—is willing to submit offers for the Kenmore brand, Sears Home Services’ home-improvement business and the company’s Parts Direct business. Sears has been exploring strategic options for the units for nearly two years, but Mr. Lampert said in his letter that it has been unable to find a buyer.
Sears' biggest shareholder has suggested the company sell its well-known Kenmore brand and some real estate holdings, offering itself as a potential buyer. The ailing company has sold off other major brands as it struggles to stay afloat, with Kenmore a notable remainder of the powerhouse retailer that survived two world wars and the Great Depression. The private equity firm ESL Investment, headed by Sears chairman and CEO Edward Lampert, said it might buy the assets — Kenmore, Sears Home Services' home improvement business and the company's Parts Direct business — if the company is willing to sell.
The closure will leave another divot in the Twin Cities retail scene, which will also have to deal with the loss of Herberger's and Toys R Us stores this year.
Corp., the stock of the appliance, hardware, and lawn and garden equipment retailer, which trades separately from Sears Holdings, hit an all-time low of $1.38 in December. Sears Hometown bought 78% of its merchandise last year from Sears Holdings. Kenmore appliances, Craftsman tools and DieHard batteries — longtime proprietary Sears Roebuck brands known as “KCD” for short — alone accounted for more than half of the $1.7 billion in sales last year at Sears Hometown stores.
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Sears CEO Edward Lampert offered to buy appliance brand Kenmore and additional units on Monday after failing to find another buyer.
On June 7, 2017, Sears Holdings Corp. ( SHLD) announced that it would close 72 Sears and Kmart stores. The bad news coming out of Sears is steady to the point of being tedious. In a recent report, the Wall Street Journal reported that company CEO Edward Lampert had offered to buy Kenmore appliance and other Sears business units through his hedgefund ESL Investments, after the company failed to find other takers.
Shares of Sears Holdings (SHLD) are jumping Monday morning, on news that Eddie Lampert's hedge fund wants to acquire some of its assets. ESL Investments, the hedge fund that Sears Chairman and Chief Executive Lampert runs, sent a letter to Sears's board of directors late Friday, suggesting that its members allow ESL to buy all or some of its rights to the Kenmore brand name, the Home Improvement business and the PartsDirect business of Sears Home Services' Division, as well as some of its real estate.
Edward Lampert is pushing for a more aggressive breakup of Sears Holdings Corp. as the hedge-fund manager aims to salvage what’s left of the struggling retailer and stave off a potential bankruptcy filing....
Sears Holding Corp. shares are up 12.6% in Monday premarket trading after an investor in the struggling retailer, ESL Investments Inc., whose chief executive, Eddie Lampert, is also the CEO of Sears, recommended ...
Sears Holding Corp said it received a letter from Eddie Lampert's ESL Investments Inc, suggesting that the retailer should divest all or a portion of its Kenmore brand, Sears Home Improvement and the PartsDirect ...