5/9/2013

Apollo Global Management has filed to take accessories retailer Claire's public in an initial public offering it hopes will raise at least $100 million. The private equity firm paid $3.1 billion in 2007 to acquire the then-debt-free chain in a leveraged buyout. Today, Claire's has more than $2.3 billion in debt on the books, including $522 million in loans due in 2015.

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