News

Post & Parcel: Gatemore withdraws EGM request “in light of misconceived DX-Menzies merger”

7th April 2017

Gatemore Capital Management has announced that it has withdrawn its request for an Extraordinary General Meeting for DX Group shareholders,

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The Times: Gatemore passes the parcel on DX deal

7th April 2017

An activist investor in DX has called off an emergency meeting to vote on removing the chairman and a non-executive

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Our letter to the board of DX Group

7th April 2017

We are withdrawing our EGM requisition dated 17 March 2017.

The untimely announcement of discussions between DX and John Menzies plc

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Telegraph: Board of logistics group DX wins reprieve as activist investor shelves emergency meeting

7th April 2017

Gatemore has withdrawn its EGM request while the current board continues to negotiate on a reverse merger with John Menzies

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Coverage of Gatemore’s letter to DX Group calling an EGM

21st March 2017

Gatemore has requested that DX (Group) Plc convene an EGM, proposing that Chairman, Bob Holt, and the Non-Executive Director, Paul

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Coverage of Gatemore’s Response to FC’s trading results

15th March 2017

Gatemore was disappointed, but unfortunately not surprised, that French Connection failed to improve on 2016’s dismal trading results. Liad Meidar,

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Coverage of Gatemore’s 2nd letter to French Connection

2nd February 2017

Gatemore and OTK Holding, both minority shareholders in French Connection Group, joined forces to issue a public letter demanding immediate

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Our latest public letter to the Board of the French Connection Group

23rd January 2017

Unless decisive action is taken immediately, we believe the French Connection Group could approach a zero or even negative cash balance by this summer - and it will be forced to sell some of its most valuable assets such as the lease on its flagship store on Oxford Street in London.

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Still Not Enough: French Connection’s trading statement

20th September 2016

French Connection’s products are being better received by the market following the hiring of a new design team, evidenced by a rise in like-by-like sales of 6.5% in the UK and Europe and concessions growth of 13.9%, according to Gatemore Capital Management, an activist investor with 8% in the retailer.

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Coverage of French Connection activist letter

11th August 2016

Gatemore Capital Management has been featured in the following publications following its announcement that it wishes to speak with the French Connection UK management board about rejuvenating the retailer’s brand and finances.

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