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Revealed: How a private equity takeover contributed to Maplin’s demise — Left Foot Forward

The insolvency of electronics retailer Maplin is bad news for its 2,500 UK employees and suppliers. Various reasons for the collapse have been cited, including competition, internet rivals and falling exchange rate. But another factor deserves closer scrutiny: the private equity business model which frequently secures returns by dumping liabilities. Loans before shares In June…

via Revealed: How a private equity takeover contributed to Maplin’s demise — Left Foot Forward

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  1. March 2, 2018 at 1:41 pm

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