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Hedge fund of Sears’ Lampert hints at deal

There could be a deal brewing at Sears Holdings Corp.

In April, ESL Invesments, the hedge fund controlled by Edward Lampert, CEO of Sears Holdings, proposed to buy certain assets of the chain, including its signature Kenmore appliance brand. On Tuesday, Marketwatch reported that ESL said it has received "numerous" inquiries from potential partners in a deal.

ESL said it asked the retailer to reconsider the limits it has placed on the hedge fund’s ability to engage with potential partners for a deal, the report said. To read more, click here.


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