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Mergers and Acquisitions

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

The Moncler shop on the fourth floor.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Possible Moncler Deal Drawing Attention to Italy’s M&A Activity

The year 2020 kicks off with questions swirling over a potential acquisition of Moncler by Kering.

clock January 6, 2020Luisa Zargani

A look from Sundek's spring 2020 collection.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Sundek’s Global Licensee Sold by DGPA Capital

According to media reports, Mo.da Gioielli Srl, the holding controlled by Twin Set founder Simona Barbieri and her husband Tiziano Sgarbi has acquired 100 percent of Kickoff SpA.

clock January 5, 2020Martino Carrera

Avon Natura

Mergers and Acquisitions

Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld Steps Down

The news comes amid the beauty company’s sale to Brazilian cosmetics company Natura & Co. Holding SA.

clock January 3, 2020Kellie Ell

QALO brand silicone ring.

Mergers and Acquisitions

QALO, Silicone Wedding Ring-Maker, Acquired by Win Brands Group

QALO’s rings for active hands have a roster of celebrity fans including NBA players LeBron James and Steph Curry, MLB player Bryce Harper, pro surfer Shane Dorian and country music star Jason Aldean.

clock December 20, 2019Booth Moore

Moncler Genius RTW Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Analysts Weigh in on Potential Kering, Moncler Deal

Rumors of a possible Moncler acquisition by Kering helped the luxury brand’s shares soar on Thursday.

clock December 5, 2019Luisa Zargani

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Sephora in the aftermath of Monday night’s protests in New York City.

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