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April 19, 2015 1:41 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of Douglas Holding AG

Company Overview

Douglas Holding AG, together with its subsidiaries, operates specialty stores in Germany and internationally. Its stores offer perfumeries, including cosmetics and skincare products; books; jewelry, watches, and clocks; women’s fashion apparel; and confectionery products. The company operates approximately 1,190 perfumeries under the Douglas brand name; 296 bookstores under the Thalia brand name; 210 jewelry stores under the Christ brand name; 13 fashion stores under the AppelrathCüpper brand name; and 235 confectionary stores under the Hussel brand name. Douglas Holding AG also provides its products through online shops. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Hagen, Germany...

Kabeler Strasse 4

Hagen,  58099


Founded in 1949

23,623 Employees


49 2 331 6900


49 23 3169 0271

Key Executives for Douglas Holding AG

Chairman of the Executive Board, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer and Member of The Executive Board
Head of Investor Relations and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
Head of Taxes
Head of Group Auditing & Risk Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Douglas Holding AG Key Developments

Advent International Planning To Sell Douglas

Advent International Corporation planning to sell of 80% stake in Douglas Holding AG. Isabelle Parize, Head of Nocibe S.A. states that Advent may either choose either a listing, a sale to another PE firm or to another industry rival.

Advent International Reportedly Seeking to Sell Douglas Holding

Advent International Corporation is reportedly looking to exit its investment in Douglas Holding AG. Advent has asked JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs to help it set up either a sale or a listing for Douglas.

Advent Plans An IPO For Douglas

Advent International Corporation is planning an IPO for Douglas Holding AG. Advent`s reportedly plans to focus on a floatation, but the investor will also consider takeover offers.

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