Four-legged family members to be pampered in Asia

In the UK we have long been seen as a nation of animal lovers and now it would appear that three Asian companies are confident this trend will spread throughout the Asia Pacific region, with a USD 1bn acquisition announced today.

Body Shop to get a makeover

The recently completed acquisition of the Body Shop by Natura, a company which is perhaps more aligned with the original values of its founder, could lead to a new take on the '60s catchphrase "Ding Dong Avon Calling!"

Global fans to be targeted with Fanatics’ latest round of funding

Online sports merchandising company Fanatics’ most recent round of funding dwarfs its previous investments, with proceeds being earmarked for increasing its revenue in international markets.

British company TransferWise linked to “hyper growth” funder IVP

If rumours of an IVP investment in TransferWise are to be believed the UK's second "unicorn" company could be taking to a path which has already been well-trodden by others backed by the private equity firm.

The rise of the “MAMIL” helps Rapha in the next phase of its sportive

Surely no one can have failed to notice the increasing presence of cyclists on our roads over the last few years, a trend which is mirrored by M&A activity in the cycling sector.