A Clothing and Apparel Update


2021 is finally here after a decidedly gruelling year which saw the coronavirus pandemic sweep the globe, and with it, the failure of thousands of businesses. Earlier this year, we investigated the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the clothing and apparel industry. We found that the industry was experiencing a crisis even before the pandemic […]

Dressed to Impress: why is fashion this season’s must-have asset for investors?

 In September 2017, Apax Partners acquired a majority stake in matchesfashion.com for an undisclosed sum. While high profile, this acquisition is just the tip of the iceberg, supporting a trend that sees an increasing interest from private equity in fashion industry assets. Over the last five years, annual private equity investments in the fashion industry […]