Mergers and Acquisitions

Breitling Superocean Heritage Chronoworks

Mergers and Acquisitions

CVC Capital Acquires Breitling

The deal ends months of speculation that the firm, one of Switzerland’s last remaining independent watchmakers, was ripe for acquisition.

clock 9hAlex Wynne

Forte_Forte spring 2017 collection

Mergers and Acquisitions

Investment Fund Style Capital Acquires Forte_Forte

The Italian private equity bought a 51 percent stake in the women’s wear brand designed by Giada Forte.

clock April 27, 2017Alessandra Turra

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Mergers and Acquisitions

ABG Acquires Controlling Stake in Frye Brand

The deal marks the first time that ABG will co-own a label with Global Brands Group.

clock April 27, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

The exterior of the Dior store in Tokyo's new mixed-used development Ginza Six.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Investors Cheer LVMH’s Offer to Buy Christian Dior Couture

The move will make it the second-largest brand in the luxury conglomerate’s fashion and leather goods division.

clock April 25, 2017Joelle Diderich

eastern outfitters eastern mountain sports

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sports Direct Buys Bankrupt Eastern Outfitters With $30 Million Credit Bid

The English sports retailer scooped up Eastern’s assets for little more than an assumption of debt.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

Kate Spade RTW Fall 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

Deal for Kate Spade Still Could Get Done

Kate Spade’s Q1 showed gross margins were up, indicating a greater reliance on full-price selling.

clock April 18, 2017Vicki M. Young

A Twinset look for spring/summer 2017

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Carlyle Group Takes Full Control of Twin Set-Simona Barbieri, Designer Exits Brand

The spring collection will be designed ad interim by the brand’s in-house team.

clock April 14, 2017Luisa Zargani

Boxycharm's March box.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Boxycharm Secures Majority Investment From KarpReilly

The firm aims to help build buzz around products before, during and after they’re featured in the company’s monthly beauty box.

clock April 13, 2017Allison Collins

Mergers and Acquisitions

BlueGem Announces Acquisition of British Yarns Manufacturer Sirdar

The acquisition will complement the brand’s portfolio of needlecraft brands, Dollfus-Mieg et Compagnie and Wool and the Gang.

clock April 7, 2017Natalie Theodosi

Looks from Mizzen + Main.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mizzen + Main Secures Investment From L Catterton

The Series C round features L Catterton as the sole investor.

clock April 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

The deal is expected to close in the second quarter.

Mergers and Acquisitions

VF Inks Deal for Licensed Sports Group

The business is believed to have annual volume of between $500 million to $550 million.

clock April 4, 2017Vicki M. Young

Kate Spade gelateria bag

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kate Spade Shares Drop on Rumblings of Delayed Sale of Company

The company is said to need more time to negotiate a sale of the company.

clock April 4, 2017Vicki M. Young

Morphe Eye Shadow Palette

Mergers and Acquisitions

Morphe Secures Investor, Plans Global and Retail Expansion

The makeup brush brand will also enter new product categories, including face makeup.

clock April 4, 2017Allison Collins

Bernard Arnault LVMH

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers Could Be the New Trend in Luxury

HSBC said the current luxury fashion and retail environment has the sector “ripe” for more merger and acquisition activity.

clock April 3, 2017Kali Hays

Skate shoes from Vans, one of VF's growth brands.

Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A Remains VF Corp.’s Highest Priority

Brands that get VF’s attention are both accretive to VF’s bottom line and could reach annual volume of $1 billion.

clock March 30, 2017Vicki M. Young

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