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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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Activist letter, French Connection

25th July 2016

I write on behalf of GCM Partners, a division of Gatemore Capital Management LLP ("Gatemore"), which oversees direct investments for principals and clients of Gatemore.

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Gambling On The Pound

4th March 2016

Anybody willing to wager on Brexit? We now know the date of the referendum and expect to see Boris and Dave throwing a myriad of statistics at us on the impact of our decision.

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Tis the Season for Prognostications – Buyer Beware

3rd March 2016

It's that time of year again, when prognosticators - the so-called "experts" in a given field - take stock and give us insight into what we should expect in the coming year.

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Gatemore Shortlisted For 3 UK Pensions Awards

3rd March 2016

Gatemore Capital Management has recently been shortlisted for three Professional Pensions UK Pensions Awards for 2016 including Investment Consultancy of the Year, Fiduciary Manager of the Year and DB Investment Innovation of the Year.

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