Arrivederci Alitalia!

It would appear that the inevitable has finally happened, with the announcement by Alitalia’s board, after a shareholder meeting held today, that they have formally requested that the company be placed into administration and either sold or liquidated.

Speculation around the Versace IPO spans another fashion season!

Recent speculation suggesting a number of luxury fashion companies could be about to go public suggests IPOs are this season's "must have" in the industry.

Coffee wars continue brewing…

Illy is the latest coffee company to consider its options and may join a wave of consolidation sweeping the industry

Etihad to fly to the rescue of Alitalia

Talks between Etihad and struggling Italian carrier Alitalia look to be leading towards the signing of a long-awaited deal.

Will Investcorp’s shopping habits start catching the eye again?

Investcorp is reportedly in talks to take a stake in Roberto Cavalli, and the Gulf-based investment firm knows a thing or two about designer fashion