Mergers and Acquisitions


Mergers and Acquisitions

Woolworths Holdings Closer to David Jones Takeover

The South African firm is a step closer to its $2 billion takeover of David Jones, despite concerns raised by Australia’s corporate watchdog.

Fownes Buys Tabar in Glove Pairing

Tabar to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Fownes’ performance group.

First Half Global M&A Value: $1.57T

The U.S. leading the way with mergers and acquisitions totaling $694.6 billion.

Australian Regulator Orders Woolworths to Provide Country Road Valuation

Order due to concerns investor Solomon Lew may benefit unfairly from selling Woolworths his stake in the Australian apparel retailer.

Destination Maternity Confirms Interest in Mothercare

A combination of the American and British firms would create a global platform for maternity, baby and childrens' businesses.

Versa Capital Affiliate to Acquire Sport Chalet

Sport Chalet's ceo Craig Levra will continue to oversee the operation.

Carrefour Buys 53 Billa Supermarkets in Italy

The deal will allow the French retailer to strengthen its presence in northern Italy.

Another Cavalli Suitor Said to Drop Out

After Permira, Bahrain-based Investcorp has also taken a step back, in disaccord over the price tag, according to media reports.

SuperGroup Acquires Its Scandinavian Distributor

The move gives SuperGroup the rights to trade its Superdry brand in Denmark, Norway and Finland.

HanesBrands Inc., DBApparel, acquisition, Sun Capital, DIM, Playtext, Wonderbra, Shock Absorber, hosiery, intimates, Maidenform

Hanesbrands to Acquire DBApparel for $550M

Purchase of French owner of DIM would bolster European presence.

Sequential Brands Group, Galaxy Brand Holdings, Avia, And1, Nevados, Linens-N-Things, acquisition, sale, Yehuda Shmidman

Sequential to Acquire Galaxy Brand Holdings for $260.3M

Shares of Sequential surged 17.3 percent after the company announced its acquisition plans.

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