ESL Investments

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    There Are 7.42 Million New Votes Against Eddie Lampert As Sears Chairman

    The Sears/ESL Investments CEO has chosen to antagonize his former investors rather than his continuing investors, paying out the former’s redemption requests with shares of a company he owns rather than in the cash they wanted, so as to avoid having the latter face a higher tax bill. Unfortunately, there were so many of the […]

    / Dec 4, 2013 at 3:27 PM
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    Eddie Lampert: Investor-Relations Wiz Kid

    Curious about that surge in AutoNation trading volume this week? Well, I’m going to venture a theory, anyway: It may have something to do with ESL Investments’ continuing campaign to teach redeeming shareholders to be careful what they wish for.

    / Jun 14, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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    Eddie Lampert To Draw On Experience Not Relevant To Being CEO Of A Company To Be CEO Of A Company

    The hedge fund billionaire will become CEO at the struggling department store chain Sears Holdings Corp, succeeding Lou D’Ambrosio, who headed up the company for around two years. Mr. D’Ambrosio’s departure was influenced by a close family member’s medical condition, people familiar with the matter said…”There’s a very big difference between being a CEO of […]

    / Jan 9, 2013 at 12:29 PM
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    When Lucky Brass Balls Fail

    “Of the top 25 earners of 2010, 15 did not make this year’s list [of highest paid hedge fund managers]. Among them: Appaloosa’s David Tepper, whose Palomino fund fell 3.33 percent, and Edward Lampert of ESL Partners, which plunged 12 percent on big losses from Sears Holdings. Mr. Tepper did not respond to requests for […]

    / Mar 30, 2012 at 2:37 PM
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    Unfounded Rumor Of The Morning: Trouble In Lampert-Ville?

    From the mailbag: Word is there’s some strange stuff going down on Mr. ESL’s watch. Five high up people have left just to go to Bloomberg alone in the past few months. He has in his head what a unit’s numbers should be, and if they come in better or worse he tells the unit […]

    / Aug 23, 2010 at 11:20 AM

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