L Capital Asia Archives - Inside Retail Asia

Jones the Grocer Myanmar deal scrapped

The planned Jones the Grocer Myanmar expansion has been cancelled.

Crystal Jade San Francisco restaurant shuttered

Four years after Crystal Jade San Francisco became the Singapore company’s first overseas outlet, the site has been closed.

L Catterton Asia launches beachwear platform

Maaji and Seafolly are the first signings for a lifestyle platform launched by L Catterton Asia.

Miss Sixty parent plans IPO

Miss Sixty parent in Asia, Chinese fashion house Trendy International Group is planning a domestic IPO, probably late next year.

South Korea’s Clio mulls Singapore flagship

Preparing for expansion, South Korea’s Clio cosmetics brand is expected to open a Singapore flagship store.

Jones the Grocer global rights sold

JTG Holdings, the master franchisee for Jones the Grocer in the Middle East and North Africa, has bought the global rights to the brand.

JTG Holdings buys Jones the Grocer global rights

JTG Holdings, the master franchisee for Jones the Grocer in the Middle East and North Africa, has bought the global rights to the brand.

Louis Vuitton rescues Jones the Grocer brand

LVMH private equity arm L Capital Asia has bought the remains of collapsed Singapore gourmet food retailer Jones the Grocer.

PE invests in Crystal Jade expansion

Standard Chartered Private Equity has invested in Crystal Jade Group to help Louis Vuitton accelerate the restaurant group’s Asian expansion.

L Capital snaps up restaurant chain

LVMH-owned PE firm L Capital Asia has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts for an undisclosed amount. Crystal Jade is a diversified Asian food and beverage group, operating over 120 outlets ranging from fine dining, casual and specialty restaurants to bakeries across Asia Pacific with a primary focus on Singapore, Hong Kong and Mainland China. It has joint ventures and franchise arrangements in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, South Korea, Japan and I…

L Capital Asia buys nightclub chain

Private equity firm L Capital Asia has acquired 51 per cent stake in Ku De Ta for an undisclosed amount. Ku De Ta is a nightclub and dining destination located atop Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands. It also recently opened in Bangkok, Thailand, and has secured new locations in Hong Kong and Paris. It is also scouting locations in Beijing, Dubai, Rome and Miami. “We are extremely excited about backing one of the earliest world class integrated dining and entertainment concepts from Asia to make…

RM Williams eyes Asian expansion

Australian bootmaker and bush ­clothing company RM Williams is planning to expand globally, including into Asia. RM Williams, fresh receiving a major capital investment from Louis Vuitton arm L Capital Asia, has 68 stores including flagships in London and New York. It plans to open eight new monobrand stores in Europe from 2015 onwards as well as shops-in-shops. Beginning 2016, the retailer plans to aggressively expand in Asia to boost its global revenues from $119 million currently to mo…