| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Eminence Capital LLC, a shareholder that's suing Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. for rejecting a $1.6 billion takeover bid from rival Men's Wearhouse, accused the Hampstead-based men's retailer Tuesday of resorting to "desperate tactics" to protect management...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Wednesday it has started buying back up to $300 million worth of its shares at $65 each, a step toward its planned acquisition of retail chain Eddie Bauer.
The Hampstead-based men's apparel retailer said the offer will...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Men's Wearhouse sweetened its hostile bid for Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. on Monday, raising its price more than 10 percent in a deal that hinges on Bank dropping its plans to buy Eddie Bauer.
Houston-based Men's Wearhouse boosted its...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:19 PM
The first crack in Jos. A. Bank Clothier's resolve to remain independent emerged Thursday as the menswear retailer rejected Men's Wearhouse's increased hostile takeover offer but said it would meet with its rival to discuss a merger.
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Men's Wearhouse said Friday it is ready to meet with Jos. A. Bank Clothiers to discuss a merger, a day after Hampstead-based Bank said it's willing to hear how much more the larger chain would boost its acquisition bid.
"The Men's Wearhouse board...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 4:23 PM
A New York hedge fund's push to force Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse could make it more difficult for Bank to fight off the rival chain's $1.61 billion hostile takeover attempt.
Eminence Capital LLC,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:37 PM
A global company that manufactures spice concoctions for the food industry is building a new North American headquarters in Hampstead, relocating its operations from Baltimore County.
The German-based Fuchs Group, which bought Old Bay creator Baltimore...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
A large shareholder that is pushing Hampstead-based Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. to negotiate with suitor Men's Wearhouse plans to nominate two company directors at Bank's annual shareholder meeting.
Eminence Capital LLC, a New York hedge fund that...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Besides defending itself from a $1.61 billion hostile takeover bid from Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. is gearing up for high school prom season.
The Hampstead-based men’s retailer said Wednesday it plans to give away more than...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers refused to roll over and play dead after the recent hostile takeover offer from Men's Wearhouse.
On Friday, the Hampstead-based retailer announced that its board recommends shareholders reject a $1.61 billion acquisition offer from...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Continuing to push Jos. A. Bank Clothiers to talk merger with Men's Wearhouse, a large shareholder identified the two men it has nominated to the Hampstead-based retailer's board.
Eminence Capital LLC, a New York hedge fund that owns 4.9 percent of Bank'...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers moved a big step closer toward merging with rival Men's Wearhouse, with an announcement Monday that the two men's apparel chains agreed over the weekend to exchange confidential information and evaluate a potential business...