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4 November 2016

Advent’s latest DFS stake sale sees share price slide

cushion-1164088_1920 Private equity major Advent International has halved its stake in UK furniture retailer DFS by selling more than 25 million shares for £61.7m.

18 October 2016

PE-backed Golfsmith tees up US stores sale

golf-1486354_960_720 Bankrupt retailer Golfsmith International, which is owned by OMERS private equity, is reportedly set to receive a second bid for is US stores.

30 August 2016

Judge rejects attempted block on Sycamore bid for bankrupt retailer Aeropostale

hammer-802303_1920 US private equity house Sycamore Partners has won a legal battle to be able to bid for teen clothing retailer Aeropostale, which the company had attempted to block amid claims the firm had intentionally pushed it into bankruptcy.

11 April 2016

TowerBrook’s J.Jill Group hires banks for IPO

guess-attic-837156_960_720 Private equity-owned retailer J.Jill Group has reportedly hired banks to underwrite its upcoming IPO.

16 November 2015

Brentwood buys US sportswear retailer J.McLaughlin

running-498257_640 Consumer-focused private equity firm Brentwood Associates has acquired American sportswear retailer J.McLaughlin for an undisclosed fee.

14 July 2015

Genesis Capital exits Czech Game Group spinoff after less than three years

video-controller-336657_1280 Eastern European private equity provider Genesis Capital has exited Czech video game and console retailer JRC Czech less than three years after buying the asset from the struggling UK-based Game Group.

16 January 2015

Towerbrook exits Phase Eight to trade buyer, values business at £238m

Phase Eight US buyout house Towerbrook Capital Partners has sold international women’s clothing business Phase Eight to strategic buyer The Foschini Group in a deal which values the business at £238m.

28 February 2014

TPG, Leonard Green’s J Crew could be worth $5bn in mooted IPO

clothing-scarves-2 US private equity houses TPG Capital and Leonard Green & Partners are reportedly talking to banks about running an IPO of clothes seller J Crew later this year.

17 September 2013

EQT backs gallery network Avenso

Swedish private equity firm EQT has backed gallery network and online retailer Avenso.

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