PARIS — Mode et Finance, a French venture capital firm managed by CDC Entreprises, has taken a minority stake in AMI Paris, the holding company for French men’s wear brand AMI Alexandre Mattiussi.
Mode et Finance specializes in long-term investments in small- and medium-size companies in the fashion and luxury sectors that are profitable, generate revenues of at least 500,000 euros, or $650,000 at current exchange, and show strong potential for international growth.
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