MILAN — After three years in the designer business, European private equity firm Permira is looking at cashing in on its investment in Proenza Schouler, and possibly Valentino, too, WWD has learned.
Although the company denied it planned to sell its interest in the labels, sources indicated that Permira has started to put out feelers, and several investment funds are said to have looked at the two fashion properties.
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