Mergers and Acquisitions

Lapo Elkann portrayed inside Garage Italia's "Materioteca" area

Mergers and Acquisitions

Lapo Elkann Becomes Largest Shareholder of Garage Italia’s New Parent Company

The Italian entrepreneur has invested in Youngtimers AG, a company listed on the Swiss Bourse which fully acquired Garage Italia earlier this year.

clock July 22, 2021Martino Carrera

Francesco Trapani

Mergers and Acquisitions

Gruppo Florence Acquires Another Italian Manufacturing Gem

The Italian luxury industrial pole has welcomed in its portfolio Emmegi, a Lombardy-based manufacturer focused on informal outerwear.

clock July 21, 2021Alessandra Turra

Owner of LVMH Luxury Group Bernard Arnault, Stylist Virgil Abloh and CEO of Louis Vuitton Michael Burke attending the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France on June 21, 2018. Photo by Aurore Marechal/Abaca/Sipa USA(Sipa via AP Images)

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH Widens Virgil Abloh’s Role Beyond Fashion

The luxury group has bought a majority stake in Off-White LLC, the trademark owner of Abloh’s Off-White brand, as part of its deal with the designer.

clock July 20, 2021Joelle Diderich

Jimmy Fairly's Lille store

Mergers and Acquisitions

HLD to Acquire Eyewear Brand Jimmy Fairly

The investment fund has entered into exclusive discussions with Jimmy Fairly’s founders and Experienced Capital.

clock July 19, 2021Jennifer Weil

Sephora is acquiring Feelunique.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sephora Poised to Buy Britain’s Report

Sephora is looking to grab its own slice of the British beauty market as Harrods rolls out more stand-alone beauty stores and the high street giants ramp up their respective offers.

clock July 18, 2021Samantha Conti

Backstage at Etro men's, spring 2022.

Mergers and Acquisitions

L Catterton Takes Control of Etro

Etro said it has entered into a binding agreement to partner with L Catterton without disclosing terms of the transaction, but sources say the private equity giant is buying 60 percent of the Italian fashion group in a deal valued at 500 million euros.

clock July 18, 2021Luisa Zargani

Cardi B and Reebok to Release ‘Mommy and Me’ Collection

Mergers and Acquisitions

Potential Purchasers Circle Reebok as Deadline Approaches

WHP Global’s name is now added to a short list that includes ABG and several private equity firms.

clock July 9, 2021Jean E. Palmieri


Mergers and Acquisitions

EXCLUSIVE: Alsara Investment Group Acquires Khrisjoy

Alsara, a private investment group based in Switzerland, has taken a majority stake in cool Khrisjoy brand, known for its Khris puffer jacket.

clock July 7, 2021Luisa Zargani

Ralph & Russo Couture Fall 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions

Ralph & Russo Sold to Retail Ecommerce Ventures, Owners of Dressbarn

The buyers already own companies including Pier 1, Radio Shack and Dressbarn.

clock July 1, 2021Samantha Conti

Delvaux Diva Brilliant

Mergers and Acquisitions

BREAKING: Richemont Is Acquiring Delvaux

The luxury group said it would leverage its digital capabilities, to develop Delvaux’s omnichannel opportunities.

clock June 30, 2021Miles Socha

Honey Birdette

Mergers and Acquisitions

Playboy Inks Deal to Acquire Australian Lingerie Brand Honey Birdette

The $333 million deal is expected to close in the third quarter.

clock June 29, 2021Kellie Ell

Renato Ancorotti.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Ancorotti Cosmetics Gets Investment by L-Gam

The Luxembourg-based investment firm acquired an undisclosed stake in the Italian leading beauty manufacturer established by Renato Ancorotti in 2009.

clock June 24, 2021Sandra Salibian

The founders of Cocoon, 
Ceanne Fernandes Wong and Matt Heiman.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kering Invests in Luxury Handbag Subscription Rental Service, Cocoon

Grégory Boutté, Kering’s chief client and digital officer, said the investment in Cocoon will enable the French luxury giant “to monitor new consumption habits and digital practices.”

clock June 24, 2021Samantha Conti

Filati Biagioli

Mergers and Acquisitions

Ermenegildo Zegna, Prada Buy Italian Cashmere Company Together

In what is surely a major new partnership and a sign of an increased effort to protect the country’s unique supply chain, the two companies have joined forces to acquire a majority stake in Filati Biagioli Modesto SpA.

clock June 22, 2021Luisa Zargani

hand holding cell phone with the Saks Off 5th app

Mergers and Acquisitions

Saks Off 5th Splits E-commerce and Retail

The now stand-alone digital off-price concept received a $200 million investment from Insight Partners, scoring a big new valuation.

clock June 21, 2021Evan Clark

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Sephora is acquiring Feelunique.


Sephora Acquiring Feelunique, the U.K. Online Prestige Beauty Seller

clock July 23, 2021Jennifer Weil and Samantha Conti

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