As reported by Reuters, on September 4, Mill Road Capital and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities announced the completion of the going private transaction contemplated by the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated May 1, 2014, involving the acquisition of R.G. Barry Corporation by affiliates of Mill Road Capital and Blackstone. Blackstone is participating as an equity investor in the transaction along with Mill Road Capital. Golub Capital arranged the debt financing in support of the merger. Katten attorneys Derek Ladgenski, Seth Aigner and John Huang provided counsel to Golub Capital.