CVC Capital Partners, one of Europe’s biggest private equity firms, with more than US$71 billion in funds, agreed to add Breitling to the list of companies they own, by acquiring an 80% stake in the Swiss family-owned manufacturer. The amount is undisclosed, but according to the Financial Times, the deal values Breitling somewhere between CHF800m […]

In contemporary Haute Horlogerie, HYT stands out as a brand revolutionising time display with their unique mechanical movements using a microfluidic module. Their latest model is the H4Neo is introducing a surprising feature for a mechanical watch, two LED lights! Yes, LED lights in a mechanical watch. The watch is equipped with a microgenerator powered […]

It has been a while since my last Micro roundup, but right now, there are three projects on Kickstarter that I really think you should take a look at. The Baltic project is already fully funded, surpassing their goal several times on their first day, BOLDR is getting there while Trintec is also fully funded. Baltic […]

Among the Swiss luxury brands, Rado has always been recognised as a pioneer, never shying away from following the latest design tendencies, even taking on the role of a trendsetter. This year again, Rado continues their collaboration with trend forecaster Lidewij Edelkoort, resulting in the Portraits of Time, a photography project presenting Rado’s latest collection […]

It’s Baselworld week, finally, we can discover all the new models coming out in the next year from all the major watch brands. We will start with Hamilton that has a very interesting lineup this year, including a few completely new models, a new movement, new colours for existing models and a re-edition of a […]