Fat Face FD keeps job in equity buyout

Stuart Owens, finance director of clothes retailer
Fat Face, has kept his job following the
company signing a binding agreement with European private equity firm

Owens, along with CEO Louise Barnes, will continue to lead the company after
Bridgepoint signed a binding agreement to buy Fat Face from US buyout firm
Advent International for

Bridgepoint estimates that the market for active lifestyle clothing is worth
?2.2bn and has grown significantly faster than the overall UK clothing market.

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