Negotiation In The News: Dissolution of a Deal

How—and why—the Victoria’s Secret acquisition fell apart

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One of the biggest negotiation stories of the Covid-19 era is how many deals are collapsing. As we described in last month’s issue, lots of agreements that made perfect sense just a few months ago have become inadvisable or impossible to carry out. Here’s how one troubled acquisition unfolded recently.
A change in fortune
Corporate buyout firm Sycamore

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