Tag Archives: Eddie Lampert

Spinoff Odds & Ends: Sears Canada, CSRA And More

It’s been awhile since we last posted so lets share a few links to ease ourselves back in. We hope to be back at it in two weeks from now. Spinoffs that go bust often lead to lawsuits, in many cases by its creditors. We recently highlighted an example at Noble (NE), but it’s not the only one… Read More »

With Lands’ End Adrift, Can New CEO Jerome Griffith Steer It Back To Dry Land?

Nearly three years after its April 2014 spinoff from Sears Holdings(SHLD), Lands’ End(LE) is fairing only marginally better than its former parent, which is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Lands End, which just after its spinoff had a market capitalization of $900 million, is worth just $485 million today. The company has nearly $500 million in long… Read More »

Just The Beginning For Land’s End As Spinoff From Sears Finally Completed

Land’s End (LE) is now in control of its own destiny. The well-known retailer was spun off from Sears Holdings (SHLD) after the close on Friday and began trading regular way on Monday. Sears shareholders should have received 0.300795 shares of LE for every SHLD share owned. Investors haven’t been too thrilled with the new company and shares… Read More »

Land Ho! Sears Set To Spinoff Land’s End In Early April

After following the space for a few years, you start to notice a few companies which are best described as ‘serial spinners’. These companies have a rich history of spinoffs and some have even passed that tradition on to their kids leading to a few ‘grandchildren’. It would be interesting to come up with a ‘Spinoff Power Rankings’… Read More »

Lampert Chops Down Stake In Orchard Supply Hardware As Stock Marches Steadily Downward

Last January, Sears Holdings(SHLD), controlled by Eddie Lampert, spun off Orchard Supply Hardware(OSH). At the time, we were bullish on Orchard. We were wrong. Unfortunately, while the stock has plummeted, we held onto our small stake.  Lampert, however has been smarter, as he has cut his stake in half over the past year.  Orchard has struggled to maintain… Read More »

Sears Rights Offering Distribution Is Set For Today

The next round of corporate action at Sears Holding (SHLD) is about to begin as the board of directors set today as the distribution date of the rights offerings to purchase shares of its Hometown & Outlet store spinoff. The new company is expected to trade under the ticker ‘SHOS’ and each SHLD shareholder will receive one rights offering, good for… Read More »