Struggling fashion chains to be offered in a half-price summer sale?

Everyone knows that if you are prepared to wait towards the end of a season you get the latest fashions at a discounted price, and in the case of struggling fashion chains Coast, Oasis and Warehouse, business seems to be imitating life with the reported reduction in price that potential buyer, Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM) is considering offering.

Macquarie-led consortium finally lands UK Green Investment Bank

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.

Television Production company sale on “repeat”

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.

Softbank to sell 25 per cent stake in Arm to new fund, Vision

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.

Some people are getting their lingerie in a twist over the sale of Agent Provocateur

Founders of businesses can often still be emotionally attached to a business even after they have sold it on, and the announcement this week that 3i have sold Agent Provocateur to Four Holdings, a company part owned by Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct, seems to have proved this point.