By  on October 16, 2019

PARIS — Could Sonia Rykiel be back in time for Christmas shopping? Might sound like a stretch, but it’s not impossible — the sale of the famed striped-knitwear’s assets is set to wind up by the end of the year, according to Richard Morgan, who is acting as financial adviser for the court-appointed liquidators on the transaction.

Initial bids for the Parisian label’s assets — which include the global trademark for all products and categories and 50 years of archives and prototypes — are due at the end of October and a shortlist will be drawn up in November, with a view to concluding the transaction by the end of the year.

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