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Mergers and Acquisitions

Digital Brands Group Plots IPO Amid Acquisition Spree

The growing fashion holding company is absorbing a new brand and has other deals on the way.

clock March 13, 2020Kali Hays

A Creed store in India

Mergers and Acquisitions

Creed Fragrances Sold to BlackRock LTPC, Diageo Chairman Javier Ferrán

The luxury perfumer has been family-owned and -run for more than 250 years, and the heirs plan to remain in the business.

clock February 26, 2020Samantha Conti

Forever21 in Times Square.

Mergers and Acquisitions

ABG, Simon, Brookfield Finalize Deal to Buy Forever 21

The plan is to keep all 448 stores in the U.S. open and expand the brand around the world.

clock February 19, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Simone and Nicky Zimmermann

Mergers and Acquisitions

Is Zimmermann Attracting New Investments?

Milan-based private equity Style Capital would be in pole position to acquire the Australian brand.

clock February 19, 2020Alessandra Turra

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Carrefour Pushes Deeper Into Brazil

The French retail giant is acquiring 30 Makro stores, marking its largest acquisition in Brazil since 2007.

clock February 16, 2020Jennifer Weil

Golden Goose

Mergers and Acquisitions

After 1.28B Euro Deal, What’s Next for Permira and Golden Goose?

Golden Goose sees more growth ahead, with some projections that it could be a 500-million-euro brand.

clock February 13, 2020Luisa Zargani

Golden Goose

Mergers and Acquisitions

Permira to Acquire Golden Goose

The private equity fund has secured the Italian brand for 1.28 billion euros, WWD has learned.

clock February 12, 2020Luisa Zargani

Adriana Lima

Mergers and Acquisitions

Safilo Acquires Majority Interest in Privé Revaux for $67.5 Million

The Italian eyewear conglomerate intends to expand the Miami-based affordable sunglass brand around the world.

clock February 10, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Adriana Lima

Mergers and Acquisitions

Safilo Buys Majority Stake in Privé Revaux

David Schottenstein founded the affordable eyewear brand with Jamie Foxx, Ashley Benson and Hailee Steinfeld.

clock February 10, 2020Jean E. Palmieri

Valentino Couture Spring 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions

Valentino Owner Eyeing M&A Opportunities

The brand’s ceo, Stefano Sassi, said Mayhoola has no plans to sell Valentino and “has ambitions to increase its presence in the sector.”

clock February 6, 2020Luisa Zargani

Golden Goose London Flagship

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sources Say Two Bidders Close to Buying Golden Goose

Permira and Advent are said to be negotiating the acquisition of the Italian brand from Carlyle.

clock January 28, 2020Luisa Zargani

Elisabetta Franchi RTW Spring 2020

Mergers and Acquisitions

Elisabetta Franchi Presents Namesake Company at Milan Road Show

The fashion group’s initial public offering is expected in the first half of the year.

clock January 20, 2020Luisa Zargani

Mergers and Acquisitions

Lion’esque Group Merges Into MG2

Principals from the two firms say they share a passion for transformative design.

clock January 20, 2020David Moin

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Roberto Cavalli Brand Under New Ownership

Questions swirl over the industrial plan and the future of the Italian brand after the acquisition by Dubai-based Damac Properties.

clock January 8, 2020Luisa Zargani

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Splitit Joins Adobe’s Magento, Expands Reach

The Splitit extension will enable merchants to offer an interest-fee-free payment solution.

clock January 7, 2020Alexandra Pastore

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