How US$5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us

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How US$5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us

How US$5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us

Toys "R" Us Inc has been making US$400 million in interest payments on its debt every year, largely due to its US$6.6 billion leveraged buyout in 2005. This week, it succumbed to its debt burden, leading to the biggest bankruptcy of a U.S. retailer ...


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Toys 'R' Us fell in 'dangerous game of dominoes' that toppled it in matter of days

NEW YORK (BLOOMBERG) - After sustaining a crushing load of debt for more than a decade following its 2005 buyout, Toys 'R' Us succumbed to what it called a "dangerous game of dominoes" that toppled it in a matter of days. Markets had reflected little ...


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