Mergers and Acquisitions

The Rotterdam sandal from the Rick Owens x Birkenstock collaboration

Mergers and Acquisitions

Birkenstock On the Block, CVC and Permira Circling: Sources

One of the private equity firms could pay 4 billion euros for the sandal maker as pandemic dealmaking heats up.

clock January 19, 2021Evan Clark

A look from the Jil Sander RTW spring 2021 collection.

Mergers and Acquisitions

OTB Confirms Interest in Buying Jil Sander

The Italian fashion group OTB is conducting due diligence on Jil Sander, confirming a WWD report in December.

clock January 18, 2021Luisa Zargani

Carrefour

Mergers and Acquisitions

Carrefour, Couche-Tard End Acquisition Talks and Mull Partnerships

The companies are considering sharing best practices on fuel, pooling purchasing and partnering on private labels.

clock January 16, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Carrefour

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Carrefour Shares Jump on Talk of Tie-up With Circle K Owner

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire threw cold water on the idea, noting the government could weigh in to protect the country’s grocery sector.

clock January 13, 2021Mimosa Spencer

Jaeger Store Marylebone

Mergers and Acquisitions

Marks & Spencer Buys Clothing Label Jaeger Out of Administration

M&S will be Jaeger’s third owner in five years, and said the deal should be finalized later this month.

clock January 11, 2021Samantha Conti

Stefanel

Mergers and Acquisitions

OVS Gets Green Light to Buy Stefanel

The retailer on Monday said Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development has approved the acquisition of the financially troubled company and some related assets, including 23 stores and the historical archive of the collections.

clock January 11, 2021Luisa Zargani

LVMH chief Bernard Arnault and Tiffany chairman Roger Farah find their companies in court and not at the alter.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Lessons Learned in the Tiffany Vs. LVMH Fight

Bernard Arnault took control of the New York jeweler for roughly $16 billion, but it wasn’t a simple process.

clock January 7, 2021Evan Clark

From left: Anthony Ledru , Alexandre Arnault, and Michael Burke

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH Names Leadership Trio for Tiffany

Anthony Ledru joins the iconic jeweler from Louis Vuitton.

clock January 7, 2021Miles Socha

Alexandre Mattiussi backstage at his Spring 2021 show

Mergers and Acquisitions

EXCLUSIVE: Ami Takes On Chinese Investor

Sequoia Capital China has taken a majority stake in the 10-year-old fashion brand.

clock January 7, 2021Miles Socha

Coronavirus - Wed Dec 2, 2020. EDITORIAL USE ONLY General view at Boots in Oxford Street as the high street re-opens after lockdown, and Boots announces that it is extending opening hours in over 300 stores across the UK to help customers shop safely, London. Picture date: Wednesday December 2, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/PA Wire URN:56904269 (Press Association via AP Images)

Mergers and Acquisitions

Boots to Get a Boost From Latest Walgreens Boots Alliance Deal

Walgreens Boots Alliance has spun off its wholesale pharmaceuticals arm, and will use the proceeds to reinforce its Boots pharmacies, beauty and wellness retail businesses.

clock January 6, 2021Samantha Conti

j.c. penney store

Mergers and Acquisitions

Brookfield Moves to Buy Property Arm in Changing Mall Landscape

Brookfield Asset Management’s $5.9 billion offer to buy out other investors in the property business signals more change in real estate.

clock January 4, 2021Evan Clark

Tiffany

Mergers and Acquisitions

LVMH Says Tiffany Acquisition Due to Close on Jan. 7

The deal has been approved by Tiffany shareholders, sealing a turbulent engagement.

clock December 31, 2020Joelle Diderich

A table setting with chandeliers in the Baccarat Shanghai exhibition.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Troubled French Crystal-maker Baccarat Has New Owners

The 256-year-old company is now in the hands of a group of creditors, after its owner Fortune Legend Ltd. defaulted on loan payments.

clock December 29, 2020Joelle Diderich

Mergers and Acquisitions

Done Deal: Ascena Divisions Sold to Sycamore

The acquisition will preserve hundreds of stores and the jobs of thousands of workers.

clock December 23, 2020David Moin

The JW Anderson Store in Soho, London.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Japan’s Onward Holdings Sells Italy-Based Luxury Subsidiary

The sale may signal a potential change in strategy for the Japanese parent group that owns Jil Sander, which is said to be courted by OTB.

clock December 23, 2020Luisa Zargani

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