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    1. July 14, 2014

      Change Capital to take over luxury linens group Frette

      Change Capital Partners is to take over Italian luxury linens maker Frette in a move to revive the 150-year-old company that...

    2. February 12, 2013

      Fashion chain Republic close to collapse

      Republic, the youth fashion brand, is poised to enter administration as early as Wednesday, adding to the grim toll on the...

    1. November 24, 2011

      Retailer Republic set for £20m investment

      Andy Bond, former chief executive of Asda, along with private equity group TPG and founders of the Republic chain are to...

    2. July 18, 2011

      Change Capital buys majority stake in Paule Ka

      Paule Ka, the upmarket French ready-to-wear brand, is to step up its international expansion after private equity firm...

    3. June 11, 2011

      Republic asks banks for more headroom

      Republic, the youth fashion retailer acquired by TPG a year ago, and chaired by Andy Bond, the former chief executive of...

    4. November 9, 2010

      M&S set for foreign forays

      The Bolland era is poised to be marked by international expansion with the new chief executive of Marks and Spencer...

    5. October 14, 2010

      Vodafone has Intel on search

      While Vodafone senior director John Buchanan and former M&S chairman Luc Vandevelde lead the nominations committee on a...

    6. April 26, 2010

      Republic mulls options

      Republic, the fashion chain which sells brands including Diesel and Bench, has hired Rothschild to explore options for a...

    7. March 18, 2010

      Plural, in French

      Tidjane Thiam can rely on another London-based Société Générale director, Luc Vandevelde , to share his board notes if the...

    8. October 1, 2009

      Applegarth to advise US private equity group

      Adam Applegarth, the former chief executive of Northern Rock, has joined Apollo Global Management as a senior adviser to its...

    9. September 12, 2009

      Robert Dyas in debt-for-equity swap

      Robert Dyas, the high street hardware store chain, has concluded a debt-for-equity swap and lined up Geoff Brady, the former...

    10. August 20, 2009

      Change Capital snaps up Hallhuber for €29m

      Change Capital Partners, Luc Vandevelde's private equity firm, has agreed its first deal in almost three years by acquiring...

    11. August 20, 2009

      Deal at last for Change Capital

      Change Capital Partners, Luc Vandevelde's private equity firm, has agreed its first deal in almost three years, acquiring...

    12. June 13, 2009

      One big M&S bash

      The great and good of Marks and Spencer past and present gathered at Billingsgate early in the week for its never-ending...

    13. April 30, 2009

      'Incessant' attacks see SocGen head resign

      Daniel Bouton succumbed yesterday to sustained public criticism of his leadership of Société Générale, blaming "incessant"...

    14. April 30, 2009

      Bouton resigns as chairman of SocGen

      Daniel Bouton succumbed yesterday to sustained public criticism of his leadership of Société Générale, blaming "incessant"...

    15. April 8, 2009

      Robert Dyas management team set to seal £30m buy-out of chain

      The management of Robert Dyas hopes to complete a £30m buy-out of the high street hardware store chain as early as today,...

    16. April 7, 2009

      Robert Dyas management set to buy out chain

      The management of Robert Dyas hopes to complete a £30m buy-out of the high street hardware store chain. The team, led by...

    17. April 7, 2009

      Change Capital tastes ‘fantastic vintage’ for deals

      After seven months fighting to save Change Capital Partners’ investment in Robert Dyas and stop the hardware chain going...

    18. April 6, 2009

      Robert Dyas buy-out set to save 1,200 jobs

      More than 1,200 jobs are set to be saved at Robert Dyas after an 11th-hour deal between the high street hardware store...

    19. April 5, 2009

      MBO set to save 1,200 Robert Dyas jobs

      More than 1,200 jobs are set to be saved at Robert Dyas after an 11th-hour deal between the high street hardware store chain...

    20. FT Alphaville

      March 2, 2009

      Marks Rose & Spencer

      Stuart Rose is generally seen to have done a good job at Marks & Spencer, give or take the odd profits warning, attempts to...

    21. November 19, 2008

      New chief is facing a steep learning curve

      Nestlé yesterday lost a second senior director in two months, both of whom lost out to Paul Bulcke in last year's race to...

    22. October 2, 2008

      Rose may need to use secateurs on M&S's dividend

      When, in May 2000, Luc Vandevelde, Marks and Spencer's chairman and chief executive, cut the retailer's dividend, it was a...

    23. October 1, 2008

      Rose may need to use secateurs on M&S’s dividend

      When, in May 2000, Luc Vandevelde, Marks and Spencer’s chairman and chief executive, cut the retailer’s dividend, it was a...

    24. FT Alphaville

      September 2, 2008

      Onward fashions deal for Jil Sander

      Jil Sander, the German designer fashion label, was bought on Monday by Onward, the Japanese clothing group, in a deal...

    25. September 2, 2008

      Onward fashions deal for Jil Sander

      Jil Sander, the German designer fashion label, was yesterday bought by Onward, the Japanese clothing group, in a deal...

    26. August 7, 2008

      M&S stakebuilding talk helps reinforce mining foundations

      Marks and Spencer provided the main talking point yesterday as the London market rallied to its best level in nearly a...

    27. August 6, 2008

      FTSE moves ahead as miners rally

      Marks and Spencer provided the main talking point on Wednesday as the London market rallied to its best level in nearly a...

    28. April 1, 2008

      M&S directors face testy times

      Most of the Marks and Spencer non-executive board members face the first big test of their tenure as City investors muster...

    29. March 10, 2008

      Timeline: Sir Stuart’s reign at M&S

      Sir Stuart Rose, who restored the fortunes of one of the best known names in British retailing, now prepares to become...

    30. March 7, 2008

      End of an era for the Halley family

      The Halley family's decision to break up its shareholder pact marks the end of an era in French retailing. Through its...

    31. March 7, 2008

      Retailer thrown off course by shake-up

      José Luis Duran was publicly sanguine about the dramatic changes surrounding Carrefour's supervisory board yesterday;...

    32. March 7, 2008

      Halley family breaks investor pact

      The Halley family's decision to break up its shareholder pact marks the end of an era in French retailing. Through its...

    33. March 6, 2008

      Carrefour thrown off-course by shake-up

      José Luis Duran was publicly sanguine about the dramatic changes surrounding Carrefour’s supervisory board on Thursday....

    34. March 6, 2008

      Halleys dissolve Carrefour pact

      The boardroom upheavals at Carrefour, took an unexpected twist last night after the Halley family decided to cede its...

    35. March 5, 2008

      Halleys cede position at Carrefour

      The boardroom upheavals at Carrefour took an unexpected twist on Wednesday night after the Halley family decided to cede its...

    36. November 23, 2007

      Carrefour set to revamp French business

      Carrefour, the world's second largest retailer, last night said it was preparing to press the button on a huge upheaval of...

    37. June 5, 2007

      Diary: Love and Money

      “I’ve got Ferragamo under my skin.” Michele Norsa, chief executive of the Italian shoe brand, was almost singing during his...

    38. May 30, 2007

      Hillarys to be sold by Change Capital

      Hillarys, the supplier of made-to-measure blinds, is expected to be sold this week by Change Capital Partners, the private...

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