US: Private equity firm puts in takeover bid for Talbots
By Leonie Barrie | 7 December 2011
Struggling women's wear chain The Talbots Inc has received an unsolicited takeover bid from one of its leading shareholders, which says it is concerned by the company's "rapidly deteriorating performance."
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