Sharper Image Auction Winners

NEW YORK, May 29 (Reuters) – A joint venture led by units of private investment firms Hilco Consumer Capital Corp and Gordon Brothers Group have won a bankruptcy auction to acquire the assets of gadget retailer Sharper Image Corp SHRPQ.PK, a lawyer for Sharper Image said on Thursday.

The firms will pay $49 million plus some contingent recovery for assets of the gadget retailer, according to Harvey Miller, an attorney with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, who is representing the company. (Reporting by Emily Chasan; editing by Carol Bishopric)