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Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank Clothiers said they are finally sitting down to talk turkey about a potential merger.
U.S. stock futures are signaling a lower start for the final session of trading in February as investors process the sharp gains of the prior session and a weaker reading on U.S. growth.
FTC Grants Early Termination of Hart-Scott Rodino Act Waiting Period for Jos. A. Bank's Acquisition of Eddie Bauer
The trading panel discussed the S&P's move higher and how long that can last.
The S&P 500 reaches an intraday high on Monday as expectation of an EU aid package to the Ukraine boosts European markets, while domestic M&A activity continues.
Men's Wearhouse (MW) and Jos. A. Bank (JOSB) rise after the former increased its takeover offer for the latter yet again. Men's Wearhouse increased the bid by 10% to approximately $1.78 billion. The company's offer now stands at $63.50 a share, up from $57.50 a share, for Jos. A. Bank. The deal expires on March 12 and is contingent upon Jos. A. Bank's ending an offer it made to acquire Eddie Bauer. Jos. A. Bank's directors must also redeem or invalidate the shareholder rights' plan that is currently in place. Men's Wearhouse said it could increase the bid to $65 per share if it can look at Jos. A. Bank's books and gets access to the company's management team. The move brought it with it hopes that the ongoing news of the potential acquisition, which began in October, might finally reach a resolution.
Cramer is fired up by the Triquint and RF Micro deal and says he wants Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Banks to connect.
Suitor alters bid to $65 per share, indicates willingness to go higher if Eddie Bauer deal is terminated.
Trade-Ideas LLC identified Jos A Bank Clothiers (JOSB) as a new lifetime high candidate
Stock futures are edging higher Monday as deal news heats up, with Men's Wearhouse sweetening its cash tender offer for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers.
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Stocks close Friday with their second-straight week of gains after consumer sentiment beat expectations and companies from Cliffs Natural Resources to Campbell Soup topped earnings estimates.
Jim Cramer says Jos. A. Bank has essentially taken a poison pill by announcing it will buy Eddie Bauer for $825 million in a cash and stock deal.
Jim Cramer says he would be a seller of both Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank because of the Eddie Bauer deal.
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers has found its alternative to Men's Wearhouse, agreeing Friday to acquire the Eddie Bauer LLC brand for $825 million.
Go figure, the tired Eddie Bauer brand that you know from 1997 may shortly be part of Jos. A. Bank.
Stock futures turn higher Friday on higher-than-expected import price figures.
Jos. A Bank has announced an $825 million deal to buy Eddie Bauer, citing its long-standing interest in the retailer.
Trade-Ideas LLC identified Jos A Bank Clothiers (JOSB) as a pre-market mover with heavy volume candidate
U.S. stock futures point to a flat open for Wall Street; Jos. A Bank reaches deal to buy Eddie Bauer; AIG swings to a fourth-quarter profit; Campbell Soup to report earnings Friday.
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As a result of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers' window-shopping Eddie Bauer, the outdoor clothing seller could also be an attractive target to a number of suitors, according to industry sources.
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