B&G Foods Acquires Producer of Frozen Plant-based Goods Farmwise

  B&G Foods Acquires Producer of Frozen Plant-based Goods Farmwise February 20, 2020 Companies & Portraits, Hot Off The Vegan Press ©Farmwise European Newsdesk Bloch & Guggenheimer, known as B&G Foods, Inc., a multibillion dollar company which owns several brands including Green Giant and Back to Nature, announces it has acquired Farmwise LLC, creator of Veggie Fries®, Veggie Tots® and Veggie Rings®. […]

Supremex Acquisition

Supremex buying Royal Envelope for $27.4 million The Canadian Press Envelopes. Image courtesy of Unsplash. MONTREAL — Supremex Inc. says it has acquired Royal Envelope, an envelope manufacturer and printer in Ontario and Quebec, for $27.4 million. Royal Envelope was founded in 1989 by Peter Bowles and Lou Tucci. The company had approximately $30 million […]

Golden Goose sneaker brand worn by Taylor Swift sold to Permira for €1.3 billion

Published: Feb 13, 2020 6:01 a.m. ET Getty ImagesA pair of designer Golden Goose sneakers (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images) By LINASAIGOL Golden Goose, the Italian luxury sneaker brand worn by celebrities including Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez, has been snapped up by private-equity firm Permira in a deal worth around €1.3 billion ($1.09 billion), […]

Sycamore nears deal for Victoria’s Secret

PitchBook PitchBook Platform (Scott Olson/Getty Images North America)   Sycamore Partners, a retail-focused private equity firm, is closing in on a deal to acquire Victoria’s Secret from Ohio-based retail conglomerate L Brands that could be announced as early as this week, according to CNBC. The Wall Street Journal reported last month that the two sides were discussing a deal […]

First Hong Kong protests, now coronavirus: Canada Goose slashes outlook as China revenue sinks to ‘negligible levels’

‘Revenue is now at negligible levels across the entire store network in Greater China’ A label displays a temperature rating on a parka, inside the new Canada Goose Holdings Inc. store in Montreal, Quebec, CanadaChristinne Muschi/Bloomberg By Victor Ferreira February 7, 2020 12:54 PM EST Inside Canada Goose’s new store that has a room that […]

Casper takes a big IPO haircut, but earlier investors double down

Driven by the PitchBook Platform By James Thorne February 5, 2020 Investor skepticism toward fast-growing, unprofitable startups has claimed a new victim. Casper has taken one of the largest IPO haircuts of the last 20 years, recording a 56% drop in valuation from its most recent VC funding round. The direct-to-consumer mattress and bedding startup priced its […]

Apollo stock slumps despite return to Q4 profitability

News & Analysis    driven by the PitchBook Platform By Kevin Dowd January 30, 2020 Apollo Global Management chairman and founder Leon Black (left), with his wife, Debra Black, and businessman Robert Tuttle in 2017. (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images) Apollo Global Management reported a major year-over-year increase in income, and its distributable earnings easily outstripped consensus analyst forecasts. But […]

BlackRock-backed Authentic Brands could help save Forever 21

  PitchBook January 28, 2020 (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)   When Forever 21 filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in September and announced plans to shutter up to a third of its US locations, the shopping mall staple became another casualty of the so-called retail apocalypse. Now, the Los Angeles-based company that helped clothe a generation of trendy […]

TRESCAL ANNOUNCES FOUR ACQUISITIONS IN SOUTH KOREA, THE UK, AUSTRALIA AND BRAZIL

    23/01/2020 TRESCAL ANNOUNCES FOUR ACQUISITIONS IN SOUTH KOREA, THE UK, AUSTRALIA AND BRAZIL Paris, January 23rd  2020. Trescal Group, the specialist in calibration services, announces four acquisitions. Trescal expands its geographical coverage within the Asia-Pacific region with the acquisition of Korea Testing Instruments Calibration Center (KTICC) in South Korea and IPAC Solutions in Australia, broadens its offering in Brazil with Instituto […]