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25 November 2016

PE-backed Alain Afflelou targets 2017 IPO as it waits for market-favourable conditions

glasses-272399_960_720 French optician chain Alain Afflelou, which is backed by private equity fund Lion Capital, is set to launch an IPO next year.

18 October 2016

Lion Capital to exit UK-based ghd for £420m in cash

hair-woman-my-beauty-wife-80700 Consumer-focused private equity firm Lion Capital is selling London-based hairstyling appliances maker ghd to US trade buyer Coty for around £420m in cash.

29 April 2016

Lion buys stake in PE-backed Authentic Brands

marilyn-monroe-885229_960_720 Consumer-focused Lion Capital has purchased a minority stake in brand development company Authentic Brands Group.

25 April 2016

Lion looks to offload UK fashion brand AllSaints

leather-jacket-690316_960_720 European private equity firm Lion Capital is reportedly looking to offload UK fashion brand AllSaints in a $300m sale.

21 January 2016

KKR-backed fashion business SMCP attracts reported Lion Capital interest

sunglasses-384567_1920 KKR-controlled French fashion brand business SMCP has reportedly received bids from Lion Capital and a Chinese textiles maker which could value the company at more than $1bn.

20 January 2016

Lion Capital may wrap up fundraising for Fund IV in summer 2016

lion-1003536_1920 London-based Loin Capital is said to be planning the final close of its fourth buyout fund in a few months

26 October 2015

PineBridge buys interest in Lion Capital Fund

New York taxi Pixabay New York-headquartered PineBridge Investments has purchased a stake in a Lion Capital-manged fund, AltAssets can reveal.

29 September 2015

Lion Capital reportedly bidding for Kurt Geiger

footwear-843848_1280 UK private equity firm Lion Capital has reportedly launched a takeover offer for luxury shoe maker Kurt Geiger.

1 September 2015

Baring Private Equity Asia seals 40% Weetabix stake buy from Lion Capital

weeetabix Baring Private Equity Asia has sealed its purchase of a 40 per cent stake in UK branded cereal manufaacturer Weetabix owned by private equity house Lion Capital.

20 August 2015

Western banks struggling against Asian rivals in Baring PE Weetabix debt bidding

weeetabix A string of Western banks have pulled out of bidding to provide a debt package for Baring Private Equity Asia's investment in Weetabix amid aggressive competition from Asian rivals, it is understood.

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