6 Moves Tip Jos. A. Bank, Men's Wearhouse Toward Merger

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 3:32 PM EST) -- After a series of developments over the past week that reframed relations between Men's Wearhouse Inc. and Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., the menswear powerhouses appear closer than ever to inking a buzzed-about merger deal worth around $2 billion. But getting there hasn't been easy.

Threats of courtroom wrangling and a proxy battle still hang over the retailers, who haven't been shy about jabbing at each other in well-publicized critiques over the past five months. But despite a contentious landscape, one tie-up offer last week rose...
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