Shares of BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. rose Wednesday after a report that two private-equity investors are preparing a joint bid to buy the company.
Representatives for BJ's and Leonard Green did not return calls seeking comment. A spokeswoman for CVC declined to comment on the report.
Shares of BJ's rose $1, or 2 percent, to $48.70 in afternoon trading.
The New York Post also wrote about this rumor: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/business/bj_is_seeking_more_3kjfOFYrLKwKZTodp7I8TK