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MarketWatch: Superdry shares rise more than 5% after hedge fund snaps up stake in fashion brand

22nd July 2020

Shares in Superdry rose more than 4% on Monday after the activist investment firm Gatemore Capital disclosed that it had amassed a 3.37% stake in the U.K. fashion retailer, which it said is well positioned to benefit from changing consumer trends triggered by lockdowns.

“Superdry has shown strong resilience despite a challenging trading environment in recent months, and we are confident the business is poised to benefit from the trend toward casual wear,” Liad Meidar, managing partner of Gatemore, said.

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