Mergers and Acquisitions


Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A Landscape Shifting Away From Contemporary

The reduction in activity for deals in contemporary also explains the growing interest in emerging brands — many of which are still early-stage start-ups.

Kellwood, Parker, Howard Highman, Laurieanne Gilner, Derek Farrar, acquisition, m&a, contemporary brand, retail, Sage Group

Kellwood Buys Parker Brand

The contemporary apparel company has a wholesale volume approaching $50 million.

Encore Consumer Capital, beauty, Butter London, Kevin Murphy, investment, Encore, color cosmetics

Encore Takes Stake in Butter London

Founded as a nail lacquer brand, with influences from Great Britain — where founder Sasha Muir is from — the firm last year launched its color cosmetics line.

Yahoo to Buy Flurry

Deal with mobile analytics firm could help sharpen online ad targeting.

Aurelius Buys Scholl Shoe Business

German private equity firm Aurelius said on Monday it is buying Reckitt Benckiser's Scholl shoe business in its efforts to expand internationally.

Woolworths' Bid for Country Road Deemed Fair

South Africa's Woolworths Holdings Ltd's $200 million bid to buy out Australian retailer Country Road Ltd shareholders was fair and reasonable.

Topson Downs Acquires Rachel Roy

As reported, the acquisition includes the forming of a partnership between Roy and Topson to develop and market the Rachel Roy brands.

Rachel Roy, Topson Downs, acquisition, purchase,

Rachel Roy Close to New Owner

Topson Downs of California is set to acquire a majority stake in the Rachel Roy brand for an undisclosed amount.

Report: Advanstar May Seek Sale

Organizer of largest U.S. fashion trade show explores sale, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Sycamore Partners Explores Bid for Fred's

The talks are at an early stage, the people said, cautioning that no bid may surface.

Australian Court Clears David Jones Takeover

Woolworths Holdings Ltd's $2 billion takeover of the department store chain will proceed.

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