PARIS — Vlisco Group, a Dutch maker of bold and colorful textiles marketed mainly in West Africa, could be the next elite fashion supplier to be snapped up by a luxury group — or possibly even go public.
WWD has learned that London-based private equity firm Actis, which has owned Vlisco since 2010, has given a mandate to Barclays to advise it on ways to realize its investment in the 168-year-old firm, based in Helmond in southern Holland.
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