CHECKOUT COUNTER: Aston Martin plans to list in London
James Bond’s carmaker of choice has unveiled plans for a stock-market listing in London
1. Aston Martin plans to list Aston Martin, James Bond’s carmaker of choice, has unveiled plans for a stock-market listing in London. The company didn’t mention its valuation in its announcement, but said it plans to float at least 25% of its shares. The public offering would value the carmaker at over $6bn, according to media reports. The sports car brand sold more than 5,000 cars in 2017, its best performance in nine years.
2. ‘Thriller’ suit is back Hugo Boss has announced that it will mark Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday by reissuing the suit worn on the cover of Thriller. Only 100 are being made and they will sell for $1,195. The German fashion house won widespread acclaim for the 1982 design, which consisted of a white jacket and trousers. The new version will have a narrower silhouette and buttons on the jacket cuffs.