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Rumoured Dr Martens sale could fetch up to £1.2 billion

Private-equity group Carlyle is reportedly considering a more-than-£1 billion bid for British footwear brand Dr Martens.

AS Watson Group trying to buy UK retailer Holland & Barrett

AS Watson Group is negotiating to acquire UK health retailer Holland & Barrett.

Goldman Sachs linked to The Body Shop bid

Investment bank Goldman Sachs is reportedly preparing a £600 million The Body Shop bid.

Goldman Sachs linked to The Body Shop bid

Investment bank Goldman Sachs is reportedly preparing a £600 million The Body Shop bid.

Tesco Asia carve up likely

A Tesco Asia carve up is on the cards as a buyer emerges for the Malaysian operations.

Tesco Korea strategy paying off

Tesco Plc’s strategy to draw out bidders for its Tesco Korea Homeplus operation is paying off.

Carlyle to buy China malls

American investment firm Carlyle Group is to acquire a stake in Chinese shopping mall operator Vanke. Carlyle has reportedly been in advanced talks with Vanke to take an interest in its nine shopping malls across China. One of the sources said the deal could worth up to 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion). Both companies declined to comment. This is not the first time foreign companies have invested in China’s commercial real estate sector despite its slump. British banking giant Standard Ch…