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4 May 2016

Sycamore Partners-backed Aeropostale files for bankruptcy protection following share slump

jeans-933682_1920 Sycamore Partners-backed clothing retailer Aeropostale has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the latest casualty of the rocky US teenage apparel sector.

28 April 2016

3i more than triples money on Mayborn exit

baby-215298_640 European private equity group 3i has made a 3.5-times return from the sale of UK baby products maker Mayborn after a decade of ownership.

21 April 2016

Brazos sells clothing retailer Southern Tide to trade buyer Oxford Industries

girl-414378_640 Dallas-based buyout firm Brazos Private Equity Partners has sold apparel retailer Southern Tide to Oxford Industries.

13 April 2016

Warburg Pincus to pick up majority stake in Reiss Holdings at £230m EV

men-683655_640 Global private equity firm Warburg Pincus has agreed to take over a majority stake in Reiss Holdings in a deal valuing the British fashion and accessories brand at £230m.

8 April 2016

Golden Gate backs Pacific Sunwear restructuring after Chapter 11

teenager-661942_640 San Francisco-based private equity firm Golden Gate Capital has agreed to support insolvent teen clothing retailer Pacific Sunwear of California through its revamp.

14 March 2016

Apollo said to head $1.3bn race for gourmet grocery retailer Fresh Market

tomato-498721_1920 Listed US private equity major Apollo Global Management is reportedly closing in on a deal for gourmet grocery retailer Fresh Market in a deal which could be worth more than $1.3bn.

9 March 2016

Hg Capital taps Mercury Fund to back French SaaS platform Trace One

board-780314_640 UK-based private equity firm Hg Capital has made an investment in French software as a service (SaaS) platform Trace One, using capital from its £380m Mercury Fund.

3 February 2016

Equistone takes over majority in German candle company Gala

candle-1208982-m Equistone Partners Europe has announced the acquisition of German candle manufacturer Gala Group.

26 January 2016

Private equity bid for American Apparel falls through following court decision

fashion-771582_1280 A US bankruptcy court has rejected a takeover bid for American Apparel launched by the US clothing company's ex-CEO Dov Charney and PE investors Hagan Capital Group and Silver Creek Capital last year.

26 January 2016

Bain Capital looking to float French Maisons du Monde by end-H1 2016

furniture-731449_1920 Bain Capital is said to be planning an initial public offering (IPO) of French furniture and home decoration business Maisons du Monde.

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