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Meet the Manager, Taking Intellectual Property Center Stage

December 14, 2009, PrivateEquityCentral.net

In this Q&A, Streambank founder Gabe Fried discusses how private equity firms can capitalize on the sale of IP assets.

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Deal Economy 2010: Streambank’s Fried on IP Valuations

November 24, 2009, The Deal Video

In this video, Streambank founder Gabe Fried discusses valuing intellectual property for companies such as American IronHorse Motorcycles.

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KB Toys Completes Sale of Intellectual Property for $2.1 Million

September 4, 2009, Dow Jones DBR Small Cap

In this article, Streambank founder Gabe Fried comments on the bidding process for KB Toys’ intellectual property.

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Many Bankruptcies Leading to Liquidation

June 22, 2009, Women’s Wear Daily

In this article, Streambank founder Gabe Fried comments on valuing brands of companies in bankruptcy.

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Defunct retail brands finding new life online

May 14, 2009, Dow Jones Newswires

This article discusses the wave of defunct retailers being resurrected online. Gabe Fried comments on the appeal among potential buyers of well-known retail websites. Read the full article.

KB Toys' intellectual property to be up for bid

May 13, 2009, Playthings Magazine

This article announces that Streambank has been retained to oversee the marketing and sale of the intellectual property portfolio of KB Toys. Read the full article.

Streambank looks to sell some KB Toys assets

May 13, 2009, The Boston Globe

This article announces that Streambank was retained to handle the marketing and sale of the intellectual property portfolio of bankrupt retailer KB Toys. Read the full article.

Circuit City brand, web site sold at auction

May 13, 2009, Associated Press

This article announces that the Circuit City brand and web site were sold at auction to stalking horse bidder, Systemax. Read the full article.

Systemax to pay about $14 mln for Circuit City

May 13, 2009, Reuters

This article announces that Systemax will purchase the e-commerce business and intellectual property of Circuit City for approximately $14 million. Read the full article.

Number of Chrysler dissident group members drop

May 6, 2009, Reuters

This article examines opposition among senior lenders to Chrysler's restructuring plan. Gabe Fried discusses the characterization of bondholders as "dissident". Read the full article.

Filene's Basement files for Chapter 11

May 5, 2009, The Boston Globe

This article examines Filene's Basement's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing and discusses possible interest in the brand. Read the full article.

Automaker liquidation may focus on brands, patents

April 22, 2009, Reuters

In this article, Gabe Fried discusses potential disposition of U.S. automakers' patents, and likely interest among foreign manufacturers. Read the full article.

Circuit City Hires Streambank

April 16, 2009, The Boston Globe

This article announces that Streambank was retained by Circuit City to handle the marketing and sales of its intellectual property portfolio. Read the full article.

For Sale: Circuit City's Firedog brand

April 16, 2009, Home Media Magazine

This article discusses likely interest among buyers in Circuit City's well-known Firedog brand. Read the full article.

Potential buyers emerge for Goody's Family Clothing

April 11, 2009, Knoxville News Sentinel

In this article, Gabe Fried discusses interest among several parties in purchasing the intellectual property of Goody's Family Clothing. Read the full article.

Goody's hires Streambank to sell brands

March 31, 2009, The Boston Globe

This article announces that Streambank was retained to undertake the sales and marketing of the intellectual asset portfolio for Goody's Family Clothing. Read the full article.