13 December 2012
Finnish group Fiskars has agreed to buy Danish fine porcelain maker Royal Copenhagen with the aim of integrating it into its own luxury product ranges.
15 November 2012
In the last three weeks I have attended two conferences specifically focusing on private equity in Africa. One hosted in London and attended by many European and US organisations and the other just yesterday in Johannesburg with a more locally based audience. But everyone who attended either of these conferences pretty much had the same purpose – to try and understand more about the opportunities that exist for private equity investors in the African continent.
17 February 2012
Billabong's shareholders might consider an offer from TPG to be a cheeky and highly opportunist opening shot!
13 February 2012
Is Guy Hands' Terra Firma set to tap into pensioners' disposable income with garden centre buy?
31 January 2012
If the deal proceeds, Gala - the last company in the UK that covers all aspects of leisure gambling - could be taken into foreign ownership.