July 28, 2014 7:05 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Dawson International plc

Company Overview

Dawson International PLC engages in the manufacture, sourcing, distribution, and marketing of cashmere knitwear and contract haute couture. The company’s UK Knitwear division manufactures and sells cashmere and woolen garments under the Barrie, John Laing, and Glenmac brands to couture houses, department stores, and private label retail outlets. Its US Knitwear division sources cashmere garments from China for the U.S. private label retail programmes and its own branded cashmere collection ‘Kinross’. The company primarily operates in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, and other European countries. Dawson International PLC is based in Hawick, the United Kingdom.

Burnfoot Industrial Estate

Hawick,  TD9 8RJ

United Kingdom

271 Employees


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Key Executives for Dawson International plc

Group Finance Director
Age: 55
Chief Operating officer and Executive Director
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Dawson International plc Key Developments

House of Fraser To Acquire Horrockses

House of Fraser, Ltd. is seeking to acquire Horrockses fashion label from Dawson International plc. The sale is being handled by Metis Partners. It has called for bids of more than £0.05 million and set a deadline of May 2, 2013.

London Stock Exchange to Cancel Admission of Dawson International to AIM on September 18, 2012

Further to the announcements made on August 15, 2012 and given the appointment of administrators to the Company, Dawson International plc will not be in a position to appoint a replacement Nominated Adviser and Broker. For that reason, the London Stock Exchange will cancel the admission of the Company's securities to AIM at 7.00am on September 18, 2012. The Company's shares will remain suspended until that time. The administrators are currently engaged in the process of realising assets of the Company to make a distribution to creditors. This process is not expected to result in any proceeds being available for the benefit of shareholders.

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