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KKR buys stake in TWG Tea, Osim parent V3

KKR is to invest as much as S$500 million (US$366 million) into V3, the parent of cafe chain TWG Tea and massage chair retailer Osim.

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Yum China takeover bid in discussion

Yum China could be the target of a takeover bid, which if it proceeds would make it the largest consumer-company sale in Chinese history.

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aCommerce secures US$65 million investment

Emerald Media has led a US$65 million funding round in Southeast Asian e-commerce enabler aCommerce.

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Thinking small key to Toys R Us recovery

Thinking small – that’s the key to a Toys R Us recovery, according to CEO David Brandon.

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Beijing Capital Juda sees potential for outlets

Beijing Capital Juda says it aims to open 20 malls by 2020, with China already having room for another 150 outlets.

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E-Land Group sells clothing brand to China

E-Land Group is selling a youth clothing brand to China’s V-Grass Fashion for nearly US$900 million.

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SMCP vows to continue China roll-out

French fashion brand group SMCP plans to pursue its international expansion, particularly in China.

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Shandong Ruyi confirms SMCP deal

Subject to regulatory approvals, Chinese apparel manufacturer Shandong Ruyi Technology Group has acquired Paris fashion brand parent SMCP.

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Shangdong Ruyi bid going ahead

A plan by Chinese textile group Shandong Ruyi to take over French fashion group SMCP is apparently going ahead.

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US buyer for Korea’s Kim’s Club

A US private equity giant has successfully bid for South Korean hypermarket chain Kim’s Club, part of the fashion and retail conglomerate E-Land Group.

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Private Equity eyes Yum! China

US private equity company KKR & Co tops a growing list of potential investors in Yum! China, the fast food giant’s planned spin-off.

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Chinese falter in SMCP bid

A Chinese plan to buy out French fashion label owner SMCP has collapsed.

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