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Coats Viyella


Coats Viyella has sold its Somercotes-based Branded Menswear Unit to a management buy-out, securing the future of 210 jobs.
24-Jul-2001


Coats Viyella has sold Stott & Smith, the Bolton-based towel maker, to a management buy-out for about £3m, which should secure the future of 165 jobs.
27-Feb-2001


Coats Viyella is to sell the Naylor Jennings dye works at Yeadon near Leeds to a management team for undisclosed terms, saving more than 100 jobs.
02-Feb-2001


Coats Viyella has sold four non-core textile businesses for £21m, including Straven knitwear, the Ladybird brand, Ewart Liddell table linen and a number of shirt brands.
17-Jan-2001


Coats Viyella is to acquire the industrial sewing thread operation of Dollfus Mieg of France for undisclosed terms.
18-Dec-2000


Coats Viyella has sold its contract clothing business to management for £12m, thereby preventing the lossmaking division from being closed with the loss of 3,000 jobs.
05-Dec-2000


Coats Viyella has succeeded with its £80m takeover bid for Hicking Pentecost, the industrial threads manufacturer, thus beating a rival offer from Ruddick of the US.
03-Sep-1999


Coats Viyella has launched an agreed £68m takeover bid for Hicking Pentecost, the industrial threads manufacturer, trumping a rival offer from Ruddick of the US.
01-Jul-1999


Coats Viyella is selling its Dynacast precision engineering business to Cinven, the venture capitalist, for £322m.
18-Feb-1999


Coats Viyella's Dynacast subsidiary is to build a £5m plastics moulding plant in Cwm Cynon, South Wales, creating 130 jobs.
28-May-1996