Activist Picks 2 Retail Vets For Jos. A. Bank Board

Law360, New York (January 21, 2014, 11:47 AM EST) -- Activist hedge fund Eminence Capital LLC on Tuesday unveiled a pair of retail industry stalwarts as its board picks for Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., making good on its promise to intensify its push for a $1.6 billion merger with Men's Wearhouse Inc.

The New York investment firm, which holds a 4.9 percent Jos. A. Bank stake, is also the single-largest Men's Wearhouse shareholder with a holding of roughly 10 percent. Over the past few weeks, Eminence has fashioned itself a vocal proponent of Men's Wearhouse's...
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