European Retail Correspondent, Zurich
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Sep 4, 2014

Rocket Internet creates emerging market online fashion firm

BERLIN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – German venture capital group
Rocket Internet is bringing together its five emerging market
fashion brands to create a company worth 2.7 billion euros ($3.6
billion) and simplify its structure before a likely stock market

The deal, agreed with major Swedish investor Kinnevik
, aims to untangle complex cross-holdings by investors
in Rocket and its most successful start-ups before an initial
public offering that could be announced as early as next week.

Sep 4, 2014
Sep 3, 2014
Sep 3, 2014

Online fashion retailer Zalando to list 10-11 pct stake

BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Europe’s biggest online
fashion player Zalando announced plans to list a stake in the
business in hopes of raising more than 500 million euros ($657
million) to fund further expansion.

Zalando said on Wednesday it wanted to list a stake of 10-11
percent on the Frankfurt stock exchange this year, which could
value the company at about 6 billion euros in one of Germany’s
biggest tech flotations for years.

Sep 1, 2014
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Aug 28, 2014
Aug 28, 2014

Online fashion retailer Zalando gets makeover as eyes listing

BERLIN, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Zalando unveiled a new
advertising campaign, website, packaging and apps on Thursday -
and gave a deeper insight than ever before into the inner
workings of Europe’s biggest online fashion player as it
prepares for a likely listing.

At the German retailer’s first-ever news conference, in a
converted industrial building in trendy east Berlin, its three
management board members said the start-up launched in a
basement just six years ago was now growing up.

Aug 27, 2014
Aug 26, 2014