City Chic's £23 million acquisition of Evans
We advised City Chic on its £23-million acquisition of the brand and digital assets of Evans clothing company. Evans was the first of the brands to be acquired from the administration of the Arcadia Group. The acquisition provides an exciting UK platform for City Chic, an Australian plus-size specialist, to launch in a new market.
Key Capital's £7 million investment in Darts Corner
We also advised Key Capital on investing £7 million in Darts Corner. The Bolton-based firm is the market leader in the online sale of darts and related accessories. Founded in 2007, Darts Corner is already selling worldwide.
Roko's 60% investment in Sixty Stores
Swedish investment firm Roko AB's 60% investment in Sixty Stores is a clear indication of the appeal of the retail sector to private equity investors. The acquired firm is based in Stratford-upon-Avon and operates eight websites, mainly in the home and garden sector.