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Eastern Mountain Sports Acquired by Private Equity Firm

November 27, 2012
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Versa Capital Management, a Philadelphia-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS), effective immediately. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Mark Walsh, a Versa principal and chairman of Bob's Stores, a northeastern apparel retailer that's part of the Versa portfolio, will serve as chairman of the board of EMS, which operates 69 stores in 12 Eastern states....

 

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Eastern Mountain Sports Acquired by Private Equity Firm
November 27, 2012 From Chain Store Age
Versa Capital Management, a Philadelphia-based private equity investment firm, has acquired Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS), effective immediately. Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Mark Walsh, a Versa principal and chairman of Bob's Stores, a northeastern apparel retailer that's part of the Versa portfolio, will serve as chairman of the board of EMS, which operates 69 stores in 12 Eastern states.
 
Eastern Mountain Sports to Open New Stores in Connecticut, Maine, and New Jersey
April 4, 2012 From TickerTech.com
/PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Mountain Sports Inc., one of the nation's largest outdoor retailers, today announced plans to open three new stores during the next three months. An existing location at the Plaza at Buckland Hills in Manchester, Connecticut is moving approximately 12 storefronts down the plaza into a new, 18,831 square foot space next to PetSmart. South Portland, Maine will be the home of the company's second location in the greater Portland market in the form of a 20,442 square foot location at 301 Maine Mall Road next to Toys 'R Us. In North Brunswick, NJ construction is currently
 

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