Synova Capital has sold its UK fashion accessories brand TLG Brands to Hong Kong’s Global Brands Group. Under Synova’s ownership, TLG Brands has been seeing strong growth and more presence in international as well as online markets.
Pineridge Bakery is being sold by its private equity owner Swander Pace Capital to Swiss food firm ARYZTA AG for $340 million, a statement about the deal said.
LA Fitness Group will be selling 33 of its 80 gyms in the UK and Ireland as part of debt-reduction strategy. It had also signed company voluntary arrangements to help reduce its rent, Bloomberg reported.
Google Ventures took out the $100,000 backing it gave to Bustle, a woman-focused publication, after the investor found that they did not anymore share the same values with its founder, TechCrunch reported citing sources.
J.Crew Group Inc is said to be in early stage talks with Fast Retailing Co and E. Land Group for a possible sale, according to sources.
Hulu, a platform that provides video streaming services, will be divesting its Japanese unit to Nippon Television Network Corporation after three years of operations, TechCrunch reported.
Silver Lake is already in advanced talks with private equity firm HGGC LLC to exit information technology management firm Serena Software Inc, according to four sources interviewed by Reuters.
Aboitiz Group, a conglomerate based in the Philippines, has exited completely from the shipping business by selling the interests it held in joint ventures with Norway-based Jebsen Group.
Private equity giant KKR will be withdrawing two funds targeted for individual investors, a move that is seen as a blow to its efforts to grow its product offerings beyond institutional investors, Reuters reported.
Brisbane, Californian-based women's retailer Bebe Stores Inc is thinking of selling the company and is reaching out to private equity firms, according to people interviewed by Reuters.
Sony Corp is discussing with buyout firm Japan Industrial Partners for a potential sale of its loss-making Vaio personal computer business, a source interviewed by Reuters said.
Activist investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point Llc can no longer count on Rhode Island as one of its clients after the state's Investment Commission voted to pull out its investment in the hedge fund, Reuters reported.
A regulatory filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission showed that William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management offloaded 7.3 million shares of liquor maker Beam Inc this week, Reuters reported.
The $31 million deal between Dish Network Corp and Grupo Elektra for the sale of Blockbuster Mexico allows the video rental service to continue to live on as an upscale chain in Mexico, Bloomberg reported.
Jamieson Laboratories, the largest manufacturer and distributor of natural health products in Canada, will be purchased by CCMP Capital Advisors. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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