Lion Capital

Lion Capital sends letter to American Apparel urging it to explore options

The board of American Apparel Inc (APP.A) has received a letter from British buyout firm Lion Capital, pushing it to explore strategic options include a sale, a source familiar with the situation said on Sunday.

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Thai Union Frozen to buy North American tuna firm Bumble Bee for $1.5 billion

Thai Union Frozen Products PCL (TUF.BK), the world's largest canned tuna producer, said on Friday it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of North American tuna company Bumble Bee Foods for $1.51 billion from a private equity firm.

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AG Barr in talks with Blackstone and Lion Capital

Sources revealed that AG Barr could be buying GlaxoSmithKline's Ribena and Lucozade brands.

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OGF Gets Takeover Bids

France’s leading funeral services firm OGF got three takeover bids from private equity firms including Lion Capital, TDR Capital and Pamplona.

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Blackstone, Lion Capital to bid for Lucozade, Ribena

GSK was offered a formal takeover bid priced more than a billion pounds for its soft drink brand Lucozade and Ribena by Blackstone and Lion Capital.

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EU mergers and takeovers (July 13)

Mergers under review by the European Commission and a brief guide to the EU merger process.

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China's Bright Food to buy 60 percent stake in Weetabix

China's state-owned Bright Food Group has agreed to buy a 60 percent stake in British cereal firm Weetabix Food Co from private equity firm Lion Capital

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Lion Capital chews over $1.6 bln Weetabix sale

Private equity firm Lion Capital is in talks to sell Weetabix, one of Britain's biggest breakfast cereal producers, to Chinese government-backed food and dairy group Bright Food for about 1 billion pounds ($1.61 billion), banking sources said on Monday.

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