KPMG corporate finance specialists have been appointed to advise on a
strategic review of clothing business Original Factory Group, after its owners
put the retailer up for sale, according to reports.
The group, with an estimated value of between £70m and £80m, operates through
78 stores across the UK and is currently owned by Barclays Private Equity. A
number of other PE firms are interested in the sale, reported the Daily
KPMG declined to comment, while Barclays were unavailable for comment.
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UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC.
Smith & Williamson has added Jim Clark and Philip Marsden, of Marsden Clark Corporate Finance Limited, to its corporate finance team.