06 March 2017
Founders of businesses can often still be emotionally attached to a business even after they have sold it on, and the announcement this week that 3i have sold Agent Provocateur to Four Holdings, a company part owned by Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct, seems to have proved this point.
16 January 2017
Today's news that Palamon Capital Partners have taken a majority shareholding in Swedish sock maker Happy Socks represents a speedy and "happy" exit for Scope Capital.
05 May 2016
Whilst definitely not a “unicorn”, Farfetch, the UK online luxury fashion retailer, is certainly attracting the attention of both users and funders, having just announced another round of funding that puts the total value of the business at over USD 1bn, eight years after its initial launch.
24 September 2015
Recent speculation suggesting a number of luxury fashion companies could be about to go public suggests IPOs are this season's "must have" in the industry.
23 July 2014
Baring Private Equity has picked up a minority stake in floral-themed clothing and accessories retailer Cath Kidston, tapping into a resurgence in the modern vintage theme in fashion