Mergers and Acquisitions


Mergers and Acquisitions

Germany’s Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof Department Stores Near Merger

Signa and HBC have reportedly signed a letter of intent for the fusion of the German Karstadt and Galeria Kaufhof department store chains.

clock July 5, 2018Melissa Drier

Looks from Bench's Spring-Summer 2018 campaign.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Bench’s American Owner Talks Streetwear Lifestyle Footprint

Gordon Brothers Brands is aiming at Supreme’s backyard, but with a more inclusive consumer base at accessible price points.

clock July 5, 2018Vicki M. Young's founder and ceo Cécile Wickmann.

Mergers and Acquisitions Gets Investment From Italian Media Group

The German-based online marketplace for secondhand designer fashion inked a media for equity deal with Italy’s Mediaset group.

clock July 4, 2018Sandra Salibian

Backstage at Perry Ellis Men's Fall 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Perry Ellis Board Said to Stick With Feldenkreis Agreement

Sources said the Randa proposal – a non-binding offer – wasn’t “sufficient” enough to warrant ending its agreement with the company’s founder.

clock July 3, 2018Vicki M. Young

Designer Raghavendra Rathore

Mergers and Acquisitions

Ermenegildo Zegna Group Acquires Minority Stake in Indian Brand

The deal will help the Raghavendra Rathore Jodhpur label to step up its game.

clock July 2, 2018Martino Carrera

Backstage at Perry Ellis Men's Fall 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Randa Accessories Submits Competing Offer for Perry Ellis

Randa’s nonbinding offer is 50 cents a share more than the one accepted by Perry Ellis from former chairman and founder George Feldenkreis.

clock July 2, 2018Vicki M. Young and Jean E. Palmieri

Ali Hewson and Bono

Mergers and Acquisitions

Edun to Shutter U.S. Operations

LVMH said it was pulling out of the socially conscious clothing label founded by Ali Hewson and her husband Bono.

clock June 28, 2018Joelle Diderich

Bill Sweedler photographed by Weston Wells for WWD

Mergers and Acquisitions

Differential, GBG Deal Speaks to Attraction of Brand Licensing Model

Differential is spending $1.38 billion to acquire a portion of GBG’s North American licensing business.

clock June 28, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

A custom suiting option from MTailor, using its body scan technology.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Khosla Ventures Invests in Body Scan Technology in Apparel

MTailor, which started in men’s clothing, is testing women’s apparel.

clock June 28, 2018Vicki M. Young

Angela Chan and Michaël Friboug.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Chargeurs Fashion Technologies Makes First U.S. Acquisition

The planned acquisition of Precision Custom Coatings’ interlinings business will help Chargeurs gain a foothold in the U.S. market.

clock June 28, 2018Vicki M. Young

Tomas Maier

Mergers and Acquisitions

Tomas Maier Brand to Cease Operations

Kering is ending its partnership, forged in 2013, with the designer.

clock June 25, 2018WWD Staff

Backstage at Perry Ellis Men's Fall 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Feldenkreis’ Deal for Perry Ellis Beats Out Competitor

The $437 million deal to take Perry Ellis private is expected to close in four months.

clock June 18, 2018Vicki M. Young

Luca Missoni;Michele Norsa,Maurizio Tamagnini;Giacomo Missoni;Rosita Missoni;Angela Missoni

Mergers and Acquisitions

Fashion Blueprint: How Missoni Deal Could Be a Trailblazer

The sale of a minority stake to an equity fund means there are few fashion firms remaining in Italy that are wholly family-owned.

clock June 18, 2018Luisa Zargani

Mergers and Acquisitions

Dassault Systèmes to Take Majority Stake in Centric Software

Centric’s solutions package helps fashion firms speed up the design process.

clock June 15, 2018Vicki M. Young

Angela Missoni, Rosita Missoni and Luca Missoni

Mergers and Acquisitions

Missoni Sells Stake to Equity Fund Backed by Italian Government

FSI Mid-Market Growth Equity Fund, which involves former Ferragamo ceo Michele Norsa, will take a minority stake in the brand.

clock June 15, 2018Luisa Zargani

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