Dechert Guides Versa's Buy Of Eastern Mountain Sports

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 1:49 PM EST) -- Versa Capital Management LLC has picked up outdoor apparel retail chain Eastern Mountain Sports Inc. in a deal that could see tie-ups with Bob's Stores, another Versa portfolio company and EMS competitor, the private equity firm said Monday.

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed, and a spokesman for the $1.2 billion-backed Versa declined to disclose EMS's recent revenues and sales information. But the deal is expected to result in Versa bringing together the resources of EMS and Bob's Stores, it said.

"EMS brings a...
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