Topps To Be Acquired by The Tornante Co.

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Eddy Elfenbein submits: Topps Co. Inc. (TOPP), the company known for baseball cards and Bazooka bubble gum, is going the private equity route. Topps agreed to be bought out for $385 million by a group that includes Michael Eisner's firm, The Tornante Co. LLC.

Most people didn't know this company was publicly traded. I remember how popular the shares were in the late-1990s, but Topps hasn't done much over the long haul.

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