FINANCIAL REVIEW November 10, 2020 : 3.35pm by Sue Mitchell – Senior Reporter Womenswear retailer PAS Group is back on the acquisition trail, searching for new retail brands and licences after being acquired by entrepreneur Larry Kestelman’s private equity arm, Queens Lane Capital. PAS Group’s long-serving chief executive, Eric Morris, said the group, itself the…

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INSIDE RETAIL October 29, 2020 by Heather McIlvaine As PAS Group’s second biggest shareholder, Larry Kestelman believes the company already knows the changes it needs to make to compete in the current retail environment – cut costs, rev up online, revitalise stagnant brands – it just has to execute these changes more quickly. He’s betting…

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THE AUSTRALIAN 12:15PM September 22, 2020 by Bridget Carter – Dataroom Editor The private equity interests of Melbourne-based entrepreneur Larry Kestelman are believed to be close to striking a deal to buy the Australian fashion retailer Pas Group. Mr Kestelman, who founded the internet company Dodo and owned the Melbourne United basketball team, had earlier…

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2015

July 2015 saw The PAS Group acquire White Runway, an online occasion-wear business. December 2015 saw the acquisition of JETS Swimwear.

INSIDE RETAIL WEEKLY April 3, 2018 By Matthew Elmas PAS Group has linked a deal with Russell Athletic that will see its wholesale arm Designworks take over the product design, sourcing and marketing of the brand to its retail partners from 2019 onwards. The deal with further expand Designworks’ portfolio of sportswear brands, which includes Lonsdale,…

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