Weeks after settling litigation related to a purchase deal, Rent-A-Center has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of C/C Financial Corp., which does business as Merchants Preferred, a nationwide provider of virtual rent-to-own services.
Showa Denko K.K., a Japanese conglomerate and parent company of Chicago-based GMM Nonstick Coatings, has acquired all shares of the ILAG Group. ILAG is a specialty non-stick coating chemicals manufacturing company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
In a special meeting on September 18, Rent-A-Center shareholders approved a merger deal with Vintage Rodeo, an affiliate of Vintage Capital Management, according to a filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
International Market Centers is acquiring the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, a design facility housing the Southeast’s largest collection of luxury furnishings for residential, hospitality and commercial applications.
Vandor, a design and distribution company that creates licensed home products including drinkware, kitchenware, home décor and sculpted collectibles, has been acquired by Bioworld Merchandising. Bioworld Merchandising delivers licensed apparel and accessories for entertainment brands.