Yesterday saw the announcement that Jimmy Choo has put itself up for sale.
Some deals are worth waiting for. Today's announcement brings an end to 22 months of speculation after a Macquarie-led consortium, which includes additional investments from Universities Superannuation Scheme, the UK’s private pension scheme for universities and other higher education institutions, agreed a deal for UK Green Investment Bank with the UK government.
Having spent USD 1.8bn last August on the acquisition of Tumi Holdings, the company behind high-end luggage brand TUMI, Samsonite, has announced today it is willing to continue spending to double the growth of the business.
Oak Hill Capital, the US-based private equity investor, has announced that its taking a bite of another food chain, with a USD 525m investment in Checkers Drive In-Restaurants.
Tinopolis, the independent Welsh media company specialising in the production of TV programmes like Crufts and Question Time, amongst others, is reported to be up for sale. Again.
Reports that Softbank is prepared to sell a 25 per cent stake in Arm could seem surprising on the surface, but further reading reveals the move could be in line with the group's broader strategy.
Founders of businesses can often still be emotionally attached to a business even after selling it, and the announcement this week that 3i have sold Agent Provocateur to Four Holdings seems to prove this point.
Exactly one year and four days ago it was announced the London Stock Exchange was in discussions with Deutsche Boerse about a merger, and approximately four hours ago the arrangement appears to have stalled.
A little over one year ago, the press was awash with the fact that Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, had announced plans to float Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer.
Kraft Heinz has tabled an offer for Unilever, which has been rebuffed for undervaluing the Anglo Dutch consumer goods company that produces Marmite.