Mergers and Acquisitions

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice to Acquire High Ridge Brands for $415M

The High Ridge’s brands include Zest, Alberto VO5, White Rain, Coast and Rave.

A look from Gaiam's yoga apparel line.

Sequential Brands to Acquire Gaiam Yoga Brand for $146M

The acquisition is immediately accretive to earnings.

Philipp Plein and Flavio Briatore

Philipp Plein International Acquires a Majority Stake in Billionaire Couture

Philipp Plein will be the new creative director of Billionaire Couture.

Less Froth in a Bifurcated 2016 M&A Market

Tighter credit markets will lower valuations for smaller, but riskier, businesses.

Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund Invests in Hong Kong Start-ups

The nonprofit has selected three early-stage companies in which it plans to make minority investments.

A page from the Farfetch Web site.

Eurazeo Takes Stake in Farfetch

Eurazeo’s investment in the online fashion retail platform was part of a wider capital increase.

Li & Fung to Sell Consumer, Health-care Business for $350 Million

As part of its strategy to focus on trading and logistics, the Hong Kong-based company is selling LF Asia Distribution to Dah Chong Hong Holdings Ltd.

UBM’s acquisition of BJI creates a
trade-show giant.

UBM and BJI Create Trade-show Giant

The deal brings together UBM’s shows, including WWDMAGIC, Project and Coterie, with BJI’s consortium of events. These include MRket, AccessoriesTheShow, EDIT, Fame, Moda and Stitch.

Berlei is a brand owned by Pacific Brands Ltd.

Hanesbrands Shares Rise on $800M Deal for Pacific Brands Ltd.

The deal, still subject to shareholder approval, could close in Q3.