J.Crew, Fast Retailing Union Could Lead to Global Domination

J.Crew, Fast Retailing Union Could Lead to Global Domination

All-American apparel chain J.Crew appears poised for either an IPO or a sale to Japanese holding company Fast Retailing, according to reports, as its private equity owners mull an exit.

If J.Crew pursues an IPO, it wouldn’t be its first — the company previously went public in 2006. In 2011, TPG and Leonard Green & Partners acquired J.Crew for almost $3 billion in a deal that proved controversial with shareholders.

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