Shamrock Capital Private Equity Exec Identifies Latest Takeover Target: Some Sweet Jos A. Bank Thread


The last time Ray Lopez bought a suit, Lehman Brothers was still standing. Now the managing partner at Greensboro, North Carolina, private equity firm Shamrock Capital Partners is ready to go wardrobe shopping again. Lopez, 43, plans to drop as much as $1,500 at Jos. A. Bank on two pinstriped suits, white dress shirts, and a handful of ties: “I feel more comfortable about the economy. Plus I’m seeing these big discounts everywhere.” [Bloomberg, not available yet]