Golden Gate Capital’s Kaluzny to Leave Private Equity Firm

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Golden Gate Capital Corp. managing director Stefan Kaluzny is leaving the San Francisco-based private equity firm, according to an e-mailed statement from the company.

Kaluzny is a director of Golden Gate Investments, Eddie Bauer Inc., Zale Corp., J Jill Group Inc. and Express Inc. He is also a director of Orchard Brands, Golden Gate’s clothing retailer that filed for bankruptcy this week.

“After 10 years with the firm, Stefan Kaluzny has elected to pursue other interests,” the company’s statement said. “Structural changes are in process at Golden Gate Capital, which will leverage current opportunities in the retail sector.”

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