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July 3, 2013

Fiat doubles its share in an Italian publishing group while German family firms Ottobock and Pohlig join forces for a greater footprint in the orthopaedics sector.

Fiat doubles its share in an Italian publishing group while German family firms Ottobock and Pohlig join forces for a greater footprint in the orthopaedics sector.

Fiat

Fiat – controlled by the Agnelli family's Exor – has announced it will double its holding in struggling Italian publishing group RCS MediaGroup from 10% to 20%.

June 28, 2013

LVMH snapped up another Italian luxury brand while Hutchison Whampoa increased its grip on the Irish mobile networks market; Israel Corp is planning a split.

LVMH snapped up another Italian luxury brand while Hutchison Whampoa increased its grip on the Irish mobile networks market; Israel Corp is planning a split.

LVMH
Bernard Arnault's LVMH announced on 28 June it has bought famous Milan-based café and confectioner Pasticceria Confetteria Cova for an undisclosed sum.

June 14, 2013

Exor's Fiat is close to reaching a refinancing deal, while Joh A Beckiser's cosmetics company Coty launched an IPO. 

Exor's Fiat is close to reaching a refinancing deal, while Joh A Beckiser's cosmetics company Coty launched an IPO.  

Fiat
Fiat, the Italian carmaker controlled by the Agnelli family's Exor, is getting close to completing a refinancing deal that would allow it to take full control of US-based Chrysler.

Chief executive Sergio Marchionne is due to sign an agreement with nine banks as soon as 21 June to refinance €1.95 billion in Fiat credit, according to two anonymous sources close to the matter.

June 7, 2013

Kering completes the sale of two of its Scandinavian businesses; two big shipping families make a deal; Vossloh may sell locomotives division. 

Kering completes the sale of two of its Scandinavian businesses; two big shipping families make a deal; Vossloh may sell locomotives division.

Kering
Kering, Francois-Henri Pinault's luxury goods group, has announced that its Redcats subsidiary has completed the sale of two of its Scandinavian brands – internet shopping brand Ellos and home textiles company Jotex – to private equity company Nordic Capital Fund VII.

June 3, 2013

Hotel Chocolat may sell a stake to raise funds for expansion; McGraw Hill to increase holding in Crisil; Quebecor sells two websites. 

Hotel Chocolat may sell a stake to raise funds for expansion; McGraw Hill to increase holding in Crisil; Quebecor sells two websites.

Hotel Chocolat
Hotel Chocolat, the luxury chocolate chain, is considering raising funds for international expansion by selling a minority stake in the business. 

The company – founded by Angus Thirlwell, second-gen of the Mr Whippy ice cream business, and Peter Harris in 2003 – hired PwC last year to explore the possibility of a sale and to evaluate bids from third parties.

May 31, 2013

News Corp to delist in London when it splits its business activities; Japanese drinks firm Suntory plans $4.7 billion IPO; and Fiat wants to buy the remaining stake in Chrysler.

News Corp to delist in London when it splits its business activities; Japanese drinks firm Suntory plans $4.7 billion IPO; and Fiat wants to buy the remaining stake in Chrysler.

News Corp

News Corp has announced it will delist from the London Stock Exchange when it splits its publishing and entertainment activities next month.

May 29, 2013

Fiat Industrial to move its fiscal residence to the UK; the Philippines’ Gokongwei family set to launch an $800 million IPO; Bernard Matthews could be set to sell a stake in the family turkey-farming business.

Fiat Industrial to move its fiscal residence to the UK; the Philippines’ Gokongwei family set to launch an $800 million IPO; Bernard Matthews could be set to sell a stake in the family turkey-farming business.

Fiat Industrial/Exor
 Fiat Industrial – founded and still controlled by the Agnelli family via their holding company Exor – made headlines recently over its plans to adjust its operations to become a UK tax resident.

April 15, 2013

Joh A Benckiser buys into coffee maker DE Master Blenders; Tata Group buys into French IT sector and the family behind Saras sell a big share to the Russians.   

Joh A Benckiser buys into coffee maker DE Master Blenders; Tata Group buys into French IT sector and the family behind Saras sell a big share to the Russians.

Saras
Italian oil refinery Saras, controlled by the Moratti family, has agreed to sell a 13.7% stake in the business to Rosneft JV Projects – a subsidiary of Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft – for €178.5 million.

March 27, 2013

Kering acquires crocodile skin tannery France Croco; Hutchison Whampoa posted strong results.

Kering acquires crocodile skin tannery France Croco; Hutchison Whampoa posted strong results.

Kering/France Croco
Kering – formerly PPR – announced on 25 March it has bought a majority stake in crocodile skin tannery France Croco, based in Normandy.

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