Articles tagged advent international

Retail News - Lululemon founder sells half his stake back to the business

Chip Wilson, founder of Lululemon, has lured several old colleagues back to the company’s board and, as an incentive, he plans to sell them half of his 27.7 per cent stake in the sportswear retailer.

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Retail News - DFS appoints bankers for upcoming IPO

Sofa specialist DFS has reportedly appointed bankers to prepare a £1 billion stock market listing later this year.

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Retail News - Fifth & Pacific in late-stage talks to sell off Lucky Brand

Fifth & Pacific Cos Inc. is said to be involved in late-stage talks to sell off its fashion and denim label Lucky Brand to Advent International, a US private equity firm.

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Retail News - Wiggle set to appoint UBS ahead of possible floatation

The deal by Wiggle majority shareholder Isis Equity Partners is “as good as done” according to Sky News, who reported on the expected appointment of UBS this morning. The news will bolster rumours that a floatation could be on the cards for the bike etailer, which could be valued in excess of £200 million.

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