RadioShack CEO Steps Down

By Luisa Beltran — 3 years ago

RadioShack said Wednesday that James Gooch has stepped down as CEO and director of the electronics retailer effective immediately. RadioShack’s board is looking to retain an executive search firm to find a successor. Dorvin Lively, RadioShack’s EVP and CFO, will be acting CEO in the interim. Two years ago, RadioShack was up for sale with suitors reportedly including The Blackstone Group, Bain Capital and TPG Capital.


What’s Next For RadioShack Auction?

By Luisa Beltran — 6 years ago

The RadioShack auction appears to be short-circuiting.

TPG Capital plans to opt out. The Blackstone Group, which had wanted to launch a joint bid with TPG, doesn’t want to make an offer by itself. Bain Capital has already bailed and Best Buy never got involved.

“This is a classic case of an investment banker [Goldman Sachs] getting a sale mandate, it not going well, and thus reaching as far as [they] can to resuscitate it,” says one banker.


Blackstone, TPG Unlikely To Remain in RadioShack Auction

By PEHub Administrator — 6 years ago

(Reuters) – Blackstone Group (BX.N) and TPG Capital are unlikely to continue to pursue a possible bid for RadioShack Corp (RSH.N), two sources familiar with the situation said on Monday. The two private equity firms were working together to draw up a possible bid for the electronics retailer, which has a market value of about […]