RadioShack Corp


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  • Oct 30- A major RadioShack Corp lender is attempting to buy a bigger part of the electronic retailer's debt in exchange for backing the company's store-closing plan, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Salus Capital Partners LLC is seeking to buy as much as $465 million of the $585 million of loans arranged for affiliates of...

  • A lost cause? This hedge fund wants in Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 8:15 AM ET
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    An under the radar hedge fund, Standard General, is trying to help RadioShack and American Apparel, reports the New York Times.

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  • RadioShack to get liquidity boost; shares halted Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 1:54 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a RadioShack store in San Francisco.

    RadioShack has reached an agreement to refinance about $590 million of loans to restock ahead of the holiday season, sources said.

  • Oct 3- A group of investors led by RadioShack Corp's largest shareholder, Standard General LP, have replaced a $585 million debt facility that had been provided to the electronics retailer by GE Capital in a move that will allow the struggling company to tap more funds, sources familiar with the matter said. The deal arranged by the hedge fund, which holds a 9.8...

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  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- RadioShack Corp was one of the biggest movers in premarket trading Friday, jumping after Bloomberg reported that the troubled electronics retailer had reached a refinancing deal with Standard General. In the agreement, about $590 million of loans would be refinanced for the company to re-stock ahead of the holiday season, Bloomberg reported.

  • Oct 3- Cash-strapped electronics retailer RadioShack Corp has reached an agreement with a consortium led by its largest shareholder Standard General LP to refinance about $590 million of loans to re-stock ahead of the holiday season, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. The New York- based hedge fund will lead a group of lenders to...

  • RadioShack hoping for a Christmas miracle Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 5:26 PM ET
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    An analyst said regardless of what the retailer carries, its biggest issue remains it has no money to market its inventory.

  • Sept 26- RadioShack Corp shareholder Standard General LP said it was in talks to improve the troubled electronics retailer's cash position ahead of the crucial holiday season. Standard General said it also raised its stake in RadioShack to 9.8 percent from 7.08 percent, becoming the company's largest shareholder.

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  • RadioShack's shares were up 21 percent at 96 cents in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Standard General, which raised its stake in RadioShack to 9.8 percent from 7.08 percent to become the largest shareholder, said its proposals include purchasing the company's loans and other commitments under its credit facility.

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