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 […]

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 […]

Let’s start by discussing all the things you DON’T get with a Linde Werdelin. In other words, these are all the reasons why a serious watch collector might NOT want add a Linde Werdelin to their collection. For starters, LW is a young brand with no decades-long history of fine watchmaking. In fact, Linde Werdelin […]

This is the first time that I cover AEVUM, and before going into the details about the Apex, let me start by giving you a bit of background info on this Canadian microbrand. Bryan Farquharson, the founder, is an avid automotive enthusiast with a soft spot for 70’s to 90’s Japanese cars. What do you […]