Monday, November 5, 2018

Sears nears bankruptcy financing deal without Lampert's hedge fund

Reuters
Sears Holdings Corp is nearing a deal with new lenders to increase a bankruptcy financing package to as much as $600 million, from $300 million, without Chairman Eddie Lampert's hedge fund contributing, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

The deal, which may come as soon as this week, could provide enough money for the beleaguered U.S. retailer to keep its shelves stocked during the holiday shopping season and retain sufficient support from creditors and vendors to emerge from bankruptcy proceedings.. . . more