M&As this week: Coach, Tomasz Zarnecki


Luxury fashion retailer Coach has announced plans to acquire clothes and accessories designer and manufacturer Kate Spade & Company.

Both companies involved in the acquisition are based in the US.

The deal will enable Coach to strengthen its position in the handbag, accessories, footwear and outerwear categories.

Entrepreneur and investor Tomasz Zarnecki has announced the sale of 1.3 million H Series shares equivalent to an 11.64% stake in Alma Market.

"The deal will enable Coach to strengthen its position in the handbag, accessories, footwear and outerwear categories."

Tomasz Zarnecki’s stake in Alma Market will reduce to 38.08%, as a result of the transaction.

Based in Poland, Alma Market is an operator of a chain of delicatessen retail stores.