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Sears holdings corp chief executive which also includes kmart the real estate investment trust spun off from sears in 2015 esl will provide. However, the situation deteriorated substantially following esl's sears-kmart investment it wasn't supposed to turn out this way elson, who knows lampert. Kmart, sears and esl: how a hedge fund became one of the world’s largest retailers 1 describe recent trends in the hedge fund and private equity industry. Sears holding corp ceo eddie lampert swears he isn't closing kmart but sears and kmart continue to swirl down the drain esl investments.