Posts tagged: ASOS

Frasers Group in talks to buy Matchesfashion, reveals Sky News

Saturday, 16 December 2023, 8:33 am

Mark "The Kleinmanator" Kleinman, City Editor of Sky News, is up early with a decent scoop about Mike Ashley's Frasers Group.

According to Kleiny - a former colleague during our time working on The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph - Frasers Group is in talks with private equity firm Apax about buying Matchesfashion, the online upmarket fashion retailer...


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RARE ALERT: ASOS said to ... - Part 24

Monday, 6 November 2023, 10:32 pm

After reducing his shareholding in Asos last month, the London-listed fashion retailer, Mike Ashley has now upped it again.

In late October, Frasers Group - which the billionaire retailer Ashley controls - reduced its stake in Asos from 23pc to 18.9pc. Below is the link to the announcement:..


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RARE ALERT: ASOS said to ... - Part 20

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 9:36 am

So, Mike Ashley's Frasers Group has upped its stake further in online retailer Asos to 22.8pc whilst also increasing the shareholding in rival digital fashion firm Boohoo to 15.1pc.

The dual stakebuilding does raise questions about whether Ashley, a well-known gambler, is ultimately plotting a bid for both companies.

Little old Betaville, though, assumes one of these stakebuildings could be a head fake.....