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September 28, 2012

Apex Tool Group, the makers of Crescent wrenches, Lufkin measuring tapes and some Craftsman brand hand tools, is in final negotiations with Bain Capital, according to a report by Reuters and other media outlets. The private equity firm that was co-founded by U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney has reportedly offered more than $1.5 billion for Apex, which is a joint venture between Danaher Corp. and Cooper Industries.

May 17, 2012

Michaels Stores has announced the establishment of an interim office of the CEO to provide ongoing leadership and continuity for the business in the absence of current CEO John Menzer. Sharing the interim CEO duties will be Lew Klessel, managing director with Bain Capital Partners, and Charles "Chuck" Sonsteby, the company's chief administrative officer and CFO.

January 6, 2012

A survey of American Hardware Manufacturers Association's (AHMA) members shows strong support for the Keystone XL pipeline and notable support for presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

July 13, 2008

It’s been almost a year since HD Supply split off from Home Depot, the company...

December 18, 2007

The transaction is valued at $10.1 billion, including fees and the assumption of approximately $150...

December 16, 2007

Pittsburgh-based PPG will vastly grow its paint and coatings offerings worldwide by acquiring Netherlands-based SigmaKalon....

December 16, 2007

Pro-Build Holdings, the industry’s largest pro dealer, has signed a letter of intent to purchase...

October 4, 2007

The investment firm purchased the American Standard kitchen and bath assets for $1.76 billion...

September 27, 2007

Shareholders vote to approve the company’s name change to “Trane.”...

September 9, 2007

After a marathon negotiating session with some of Wall Street’s top investment bankers, Home Depot...

September 9, 2007

After a marathon negotiating session with some of Wall Street’s top investment bankers, Home Depot...

August 29, 2007

The company expects to net approximately $7.9 billion in cash proceeds from the sale....

August 26, 2007

Home Depot has agreed to accept $1.8 billion less for its pro distribution unit....

August 13, 2007

CEO Frank Blake said though earnings fell 15 percent compared with last year, the company...

August 8, 2007

Home Depot has announced it may restructure the deal for its HD Supply division due...

August 5, 2007

The 300,000-square-foot center will serve the company’s 25 Florida branches....

July 23, 2007

Bain Capital Partners will purchase the group for $1.755 billion....

July 15, 2007

Given enough time and the right economic conditions, HD Supply’s all-encompassing business model might have...

July 15, 2007

Given enough time and the right economic conditions, HD Supply’s all-encompassing business model might have...

July 9, 2007

The retailer issued an updated guidance on its 2007 total sales, which are expected to...

July 2, 2007

The sale of HD Supply to three private equity firms has gained the approval of...

July 2, 2007

Following the sale of HD Supply, Home Depot will update its fiscal 2007 sales and...

July 1, 2007

Following the sale of HD Supply, Home Depot will update its fiscal 2007 sales and...