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7 May 2015

Golden Gate Capital in talks to buy Ann Taylor at up to $2bn valuation

Golden Gate Bridge US private equity house Golden Gate Capital has reportedly entered exclusive negotiations to buy the parent business of women's retailer Ann Taylor in a deal which could value the company at $2bn.

27 April 2015

Blackstone adds 16 warehouses to portfolio company Logicor via RE Fund IV

warehouse2_sq Real estate major Blackstone has bought 16 warehouses from joint venture backers Oaktree Capital Management and Anglesea Capital.

23 April 2015

Avedon exits Dutch retail platform to trade partner

clothes-scarves European buyout firm Avedon Capital Partners has sold its majority interest in Dutch retail operator Euretco to strategic investor EK/servicegroup.

20 April 2015

Everstone hires former Walt Disney exec Roshini

roshini Singapore-headquartered Everstone Group has appointed former vice president and managing director of Walt Disney Roshini Bakshi as managing director within its private equity team.

16 April 2015

Carlyle hires Wal-Mart CEO Duke as operating exec

handshake deal Global buyout major Carlyle has hired former president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Mike Duke as operating executing in its Global Consumer & Retail group.

16 April 2015

EI puts Mexican shopping centre manager Grupo Acosta in its trolley

download (9) Real estate investor Equity International has closed off a new investment in Mexico’s Grupo Acosta Verde, which develops and manages shopping centres across the country.

16 April 2015

Activant Capital heads up $125m round for retail analytics platform

trolleys Venture capital firm Activant Capital Group has led a $125m funding round for in-store retail analytics company RetailNext.

9 April 2015

Templeton leads investment in Turkish clothes seller Defacto Perakende

news_clothes3_lrg Templeton Asset Management has tapped its emerging markets private equity fund to invest in Turkish clothing retailer Defacto Perakende Ticaret.

24 March 2015

Silver Lake considers £2bn bid for Tesco-owned loyalty card operator

index US private equity firm Silver Lake Partners is reportedly considering a £2bn bid for Dunnhumby, the loyalty card division of British supermarket giant Tesco.

23 March 2015

Goldman Sachs joins €35m round for UK homeware retailer WorldStores

download (10) UK home garden furnishings website has WorldStores has raised €35m equity financing with backers including new investor Goldman Sachs.

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