Toy market news

Very Group appoints advisory firm as it considers IPO

The Barclay family is said to be mulling an IPO on London Stock Exchange’s junior AIM market for the retail group.

Very Group is considering an IPO and the Barclay family, which owns the group, has appointed advisory firm STJ Advisors to explore ownership options. The owners would potentially enjoy a £4b windfall from a flotation of  the online shopping empire.