Mergers and Acquisitions


Mergers and Acquisitions

The Major M&A Deals of 2014

While there were many mergers and acquisitions, a few managed to hit megadeal territory.

American Apparel Said to Draw Bid

Dov Charney is working with private equity firm Irving Place Capital on a bid to acquire the retailer that he founded.

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Roberto Cavalli Talks Heat Up

Private equity fund Clessidra SGR SpA is in exclusive talks to buy a majority stake in the Florence-based firm.

TPG, Beautycounter, stake,

TPG Takes Stake in Beautycounter

Investment firm’s John Bailey to join the products marketer's board.

Saban Brands Hires David Zolot

He joins Saban in the new role of senior vice president of corporate development.

Wilhelmina to Buy London Modeling Agency

Wilhelmina International will acquire Union Model Management.

Blackstone to Sell Retail Stake to Kimco for $512 Million

The company agreed to sell a majority stake in 39 U.S. shopping centers in a deal that will almost double the firm’s equity investment.

Advent International, Stuart Weitzman, Brown Shoe Co., Coach, bidding, acquisition, sale

Advent Bids for Stuart Weitzman

The private equity firm is said to join Brown Shoe Co. Inc. and Coach Inc. in the latest round of bidding.

Hearst Deepens Digital Ties With Dreamworks Deal

The publisher has acquired a 25 percent interest in AwesomenessTV, the multi-platform media company aimed at teens, for $81.25 million.

Coach, LVMH Tie-Up Seen as Unlikely

Financial sources were extremely skeptical of a report from claiming that LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton had “shown interest” in Coach Inc.

Saban Brands Lifestyle Group, Saban Brands, Castle Starr,

Saban Brands Seeks Out Fashion and Lifestyle Labels

Brand management firms have a new competitor in town: Saban Brands Lifestyle Group.

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