767: This is the amount in millions of dollars that Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. has recently asked a judge to approve as the settlement amount to pay off a $1.2 billion bankruptcy claim with Freddie Mac. This claim is one of the biggest that remains against Lehman Brothers from when it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
825: This is the amount in millions of dollars that Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. has announced it plans to pay to buy Eddie Bauer from Golden Gate Capital, the private equity firm that owns it. This is an effort by Jos. A. Bank to diversify its product line and expand both internationally and online. This is after they recently fended off a takeover by competitor Men’s Wearhouse.
– Information compiled by Anthony Ahlegian