Judge Gives Eddie Lampert Last Chance to Save Iconic Retailer



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Sears Chairman and ESL Investments founder Eddie Lampert will have one more chance to rescue the iconic retail chain from liquidation, a judge ruled on Tuesday.

As CCN reported, The 126-year-old retailer had hoped to receive approval from a bankruptcy judge to proceed with liquidation after advisors rejected a $4.4 billion takeover bid from Lampter and ESL.

However, according to CNBC, the judge sided with Lampert and ESL, who protested the move. Per the report, ESL must make a $120 million deposit by Wednesday afternoon, which will allow its bid to be compared against liquidator offers when the Sears auction takes place on Jan. 14.

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