Harold Tillman in bid to buy back Jaeger

Monday, 29 December 2014
Former Jaeger owner Harold Tillman has made an approach to buy back the upmarket store chain and fashion label he sold 2 years ago, the current owners, private equity company Better Capital, reels from the collapse of one of its other investments.

Tillman contacted Better Capital founder Jon Moulton two weeks ago. His corporate adviser Castle Harbour has since written with a formal request for a meeting.

The former chairman of the British Fashion Council ran the Jaeger business, which comprises about 50 stores, for a decade until a takeover by Better Capital in 2012.