Visa Commits to Strategic Investment in Klarna; Companies Plan Partnership Deal

NEW YORK and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 2017-Jun-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Visa (NYSE:V) and Klarna announced they have reached an agreement for Visa to invest in Klarna, and intend to develop a future strategic partnership. Klarna is one of Europe’s fastest growing online payments companies, serving 60 million consumers and 70,000 retailers. The equity investment […]

Topaz to invest €33 million in its retail network in 2017

DUBLIN, IRELAND, 2016-Oct-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Topaz announced it is set to invest €33 million in its retail network in 2017 creating over 200 jobs in the process. Niall Anderton MD of Topaz and Jørn Madsen, Executive Vice-President, Central Eastern Europe and Ireland, Couche-Tard pictured at the Topaz Dealer Summit at The Lyrath […]

Leonard Green & Partners to invest $625 million in Signet Jewelers Limited in the form of convertible preferred shares

HAMILTON, Bermuda, 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry, announced today (August 25, 2016 ) that affiliates of Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”), a leading private equity firm, will invest $625 million in the form of convertible preferred shares. Signet will use the proceeds from […]