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This Secretive Dealmaker Bets Wall Street Is Wrong on Retail

  • Stefan Kaluzny runs Sycamore, a hugely profitable buyout firm
  • Sycamore is caught in the storm tearing through retail
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Investment Opportunities in the Retail Space

At a time when it’s almost impossible to find anyone willing to take a chance on America’s ailing retailers, Stefan Kaluzny is all in.

Like many in the world of leveraged buyouts, he’s made a killing doing the kinds of deals that have left scores of retailers buckling under their own debt. But what truly sets Kaluzny apart is the belief he can turn them around.