Bain Capital helps kill another iconic American company

via http://inthesetimes.com/article/20600/how-private-equity-killed-toys-r-us

Once Toys R Us was taken over, however, the debt [that] Vornado Realty, KKR and Bain used to acquire it was pushed back onto the company, skyrocketing its debt obligations to $7.6 billion.
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