BMC Seeking $3.2 Billion in Loans; True Religion Revises Rates

True Religion 2013 Campaign | Source: True Religion

NEW YORK, United States — Technology provider BMC Software Inc. is seeking as much as $3.2 billion of loans in the U.S. to back its buyout by a group including Bain Capital LLC and Golden Gate Capital. True Religion Apparel Inc. raised rates on its LBO financing.

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Making China tick, Alaïa’s original spirit, Mouret for Clergerie, Making sense of Premium jeans, The new Tavi?

Louis Vuitton Voyages Exhibition, National Museum of China photographed by Luc Castel | Source: Louis Vuitton

The mystery of the Chinese consumer (Economist) “After decades of deprivation and conformism, Chinese consumers regard expensive consumer goods as trophies of success… The owner of a gleaming new BMW will drive around for half an hour to avoid a 50 cent parking fee. And she will hesitate to spend much on interior decoration, because only her family sees the inside of her flat.” Alaïa Opens Up His Universe (IHT)

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