Deals Rumor Mill: Wal-Mart, Apollo, Koch Brothers

Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 12:22 PM EDT) -- The administrators guiding bankrupt British music retailer HMV Group PLC through insolvency are working quickly to find a buyer for the company's remaining assets, including more than 100 store locations, before rent comes due at the end of the month, an unnamed source told Reuters on Wednesday. A day earlier, the Telegraph reported that Asda Stores Ltd., the U.K. offshoot of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., is in takeover talks for HMV. The private equity arm of Hilco UK Ltd., a retail turnaround specialist, bought the company's debt...
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