Coats Group chief executive Paul Forman

Coats sinks into the red in first half

Tue 4 Aug

Coats Group turned to a first-half loss after a writedown on the sale of its unprofitable EMEA crafts business.

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 annual profit drops 61% as 2013 asset sales wash through, rebrands to Coats

Fri 27 Feb

Net profit fell to 9 million British pounds in calendar 2014 from 23 million pounds a year earlier.

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"

Guinness Peat Group chairman Mike Clasper

GPG's Coats posts flat 3rd-quarter sales, affirms full year target

Tue 28 Oct

GPG's Coats posts flat third-quarter sales, still working through UK pension liability.


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