MILAN — Marcolin said Thursday it has agreed to acquire Viva International, the North American eyewear company that produces and distributes the frames of a number of brands, including Gant by Michael Bastian, Guess by Marciano, Bongo, Candie’s, Catherine Deneuve, Gant, Gant Rugger, Guess, Harley-Davidson, Rampage, Skechers, William Rast, Viva, Magic Clip and Saavy.
Viva International is owned by privately held holding company HVHC Inc., which also controls Davis Vision and Visionworks of America.
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