Eddie Lampert offers $4.6 billion to buy Sears out of bankruptcy

Sears Holdings Chairman Eddie Lampert’s ESL Partners LP has submitted a $ 4.6 billion bid to buy the bankrupt retailer, the hedge fund said on Thursday. Sears, which had filed for bankruptcy protection on Oct. 15, faces a Dec. 15 deadline to find a buyer to keep it in business, according to court papers.
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Eddie Lampert’s hedge fund claims no ‘windfall’ from Sears demise

Think billionaire Eddie Lampert made a bundle off Sears’ demise? “Nothing could be further from reality.” That’s according to testily written court papers filed on Friday by Lampert’s hedge fund ESL Investments, which fired back at accusations that its deals to siphon off Sears assets over the past decade — from department stores to the…
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Eddie Lampert destroyed Sears — and his reputation as a financial genius

It’s been a long, strange trip to bankruptcy court for Sears — and you can thank a brilliant, reclusive and woefully misguided hedge-fund manager for the ride. The 125-year-old retailer — for decades one of the nation’s iconic corporations, selling everything from TVs to dresses to riding mowers — filed for bankruptcy early Monday, as…
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