Kellogg looking to capitalise on the growing market for healthier snacks

In the week when the World Health Organization has released a study stating that child obesity has increased ten-fold over the past four decades, it’s fitting that Kellogg, the global snack and cereal company founded over 100 years ago in 1906, should announce that it is acquiring the Chicago Bar company, the manufacturer of nutritional protein bars founded just four years ago for $600m.

Private Equity to bring yacht chartering to a broader clientele

One of the more interesting capital funding deals in the last few days was the announcement that French equity firm NextStage, along with boat builder Fountaine Pajot, was planning to invest more than €14m in Dream Yacht Charter.

Pass the crisps round the crowdfunders please

As high street banks still seem reluctant to lend, businesses are turning increasingly to crowdfunding to meet their cash needs.

Expansion of a London online fashion site for fashionistas in North America and Asia

Give your Jimmy Choos and your Louboutins a rest and let your fingers take the shopping strain!

You too can be a Business Angel...

Before I attended the conference I had a picture in my mind of a Business Angel