Pep Boys Settle Proxy Fight with Barington
The Pep Boys--Manny, Moe & Jack--announced Thursday that they've reached agreement with a group of activist hedge funds led by Barington Capital Group LP, New York. The auto repair and maintenance company will increase the size of its board of directors from nine to 10, and it has announced the...
The Eagle, Once Landed, Flies Again
EaglePicher Inc. and its U.S. subsidiaries, which jointly filed for bankruptcy April 11, 2005, have now completed their restructuring and they have emerged as EaglePicher Corporation and subsidiaries, owned principally by affiliates of Angelo, Gordon & Co. LP, New York and Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC, of Santa Monica, Calif.
NASD Bars Broker for Failing to Comply with Hedge Fund Investigation
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--An National Association of Securities Dealers Inc. hearing panel barred Scott W. Ryan and expelled Ryan & Co. LP, West Conshohocken, Pa., for lack...
D.E. Shaw Subsidiary to Acquire Parts of FAO Schwarz Business
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--VGACS Acquisition Inc., a unit of statistical arbitrage hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co. LP, agreed to buy FAO Inc.'s FAO Schwarz stores...
Fertig Joins Context Capital
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Treesdale Partners LLC launched its fund of funds on Oct. 1 with US$14 million, with seSAN DIEGO (HedgeWorld.com)--William D. Fertig joined Context Capital...