|Bid||0.000 x 1210000|
|Ask||0.000 x 1210000|
|Day's range||0.478 - 0.481|
|52-week range||0.476 - 0.746|
|PE ratio (TTM)||5.56|
|Dividend & yield||0.04 (6.03%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
One of America's best-known fashion retailers is vying with investors from the UK and China to seal an £800m takeover of Jimmy Choo (LSE: CHOO.L - news) , the upmarket shoe designer. Sky News has learnt that Michael Kors (Swiss: KORS.SW - news) , the New York-listed chain, has indicated that it will table an indicative bid for Jimmy Choo, which was founded by the businesswoman and socialite Tamara Mellon, ahead of a deadline later this month. Hony Capital, the Chinese private equity firm which owns PizzaExpress, is also considered likely to make an offer, as is CVC Capital Partners, the former owner of Debenhams (Frankfurt: D2T.F - news) and Formula One motor racing.
Mike Ashley's Sports Direct empire has taken a 26% stake in Game Digital (Frankfurt: A11543 - news) , the troubled video games retailer has disclosed. The announcement confirms an exclusive report by Sky News on the latest deal by Mr Ashley, the billionaire tycoon and Newcastle United owner. It said: "Game is pleased that the strategic value of the group has been recognised by Sports Direct through this acquisition.
Share interests often help Sports Direct secure distribution agreements.