Coats chief executive Paul Forman

Coats to take loss on 'difficult' sale of EMEA Crafts unit

Wed 29 Jul

The threadmaker first announced the sale of its Europe, Middle East and Asia crafts unit for $US10 million on February 19.

Coats Group chief executive Paul Forman

Coats says rising sales in early 2015 affirm outlook for stable annual profit

Fri 22 May

The group lifted sales 3% in the four months ended April 30 from the same period a year earlier.

Corporate raider: Sir Ron failed to change with the times

Sir Ron Brierley: the good, the bad and the ugly


Sir Ron Brierley’s illustrious career in the NZ capital markets finally came to an end this week.

Sir Ron Brierley

Ron Brierley quits Coats Group board, ending 25-year tenure

Tue 21 Apr 6

In announcing the resignation, Coats chairman Mike Clasper thanked Brierley "for his extensive contribution over many years."

Coats chief executive Paul Forman

GPG's Coats sells EMEA crafts unit for US$10m

Fri 20 Feb

"The agreement to sell EMEA crafts follows a comprehensive review of the business, including its strategic fit within Coats, and the formulation of a turnaround plan"


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