Manchester-based sportswear brand Castore is in talks to raise $200m (£166m) to fund its expansion.
The brand is in talks with Rothschild for a cash injection that would intensify its battle with Nike and Adidas, according to a report by Sky News.
Castore, founded by brothers Phil and Tom Beahon, has already begun initial talks with prospective investors ahead of a formal process later this year.
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