Privately held outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops has partnered with Goldman Sachs Group’s private equity arm to make an offer for U.S. hunting and fishing store chain Cabela’s, according to people familiar with the matter.
The move gives Bass Pro the equity financing necessary to pursue
Cabela’s and makes such a deal more likely, given the potential cost
savings and synergies a combination of the two U.S. hunting and
finishing retailers would bring.. . . more