The bidding war to get acquire a stake in luxury fashion brand Versace has heated up, with former leader Fondo Strategico Italiano reportedly out of the short list which includes Blackstone, CCMP Capital, and Bahrain's Investcorp.
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• Huge deal to sell Typhoon fighters to UAE in doubt
• Implications for other Gulf arms deals after Iran nuclear talks
If there were any remaining doubts that arms sales take precedence over human rights or concerns about exacerbating...
Bahrain, Algeria and Iraq, countries with dubious human rights records or a history of violent internal conflict, have recently become new buyers of Canadian-made guns and ammunition, an analysis of federal government data shows.