Clessidra SGR

Roberto Cavalli

Mergers and Acquisitions

Roberto Cavalli Sale Approaching, Philipp Plein Said to Be Eyeing Brand

The deadline to submit offers for a stake in the firm was Jan. 31, but is expected to be extended into the first few days of February.

clock January 31, 2019Luisa Zargani

Andrea Buccellati, actress Zhang Ziyi and Xu Jingang.


Buccellati Rumors Not Stopping Growth, Plans for 100th Anniversary Celebrations in 2019

While speculation swirls over the company’s ownership, Buccellati expects to close 2018 with a double-digit increase and is planning events to celebrate its 100th anniversary next year.

clock November 22, 2018Luisa Zargani

Backstage at Roberto Cavalli RTW Spring 2019

Fashion Scoops

M&A Talk Swirls Around Roberto Cavalli, Philipp Plein

The investment bank Rothschild is said to have a mandate to find a minority shareholder in the Florence-based fashion house to further boost its business.

clock October 16, 2018Luisa Zargani and Samantha Conti

Backstage at Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Roberto Cavalli Said Open to New Investors

The brand’s owners are planning to further expand globally with the potential injection of fresh funds.

clock July 20, 2018Luisa Zargani


Mergers and Acquisitions

Italmobiliare Acquires 40% of Tecnica Group

The Italian investment company bought the stake from the Zanatta family, who founded the group in 1960.

clock December 1, 2017Alessandra Turra

Earrings by Buccellati.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Clessidra SGR Sells Buccellati to Chinese Gangtai Group

Clessidra and the Buccellati family will retain a 15 percent stake in the company.

clock December 23, 2016Alessandra Turra

Human Resources

Clessidra Sgr Names New CEO

Former vice president Piero Alonzo succeeds Maurizio Bottinelli.

clock June 30, 2016Alessandra Turra

Backstage at Roberto Cavalli Fall 2016


Italmobiliare Buys Clessidra, Owner of Roberto Cavalli and Buccellati

The publicly listed Italmobiliare has secured the Italian private equity fund for roughly 20 million euros, or $22.7 million, at current exchange rate.

clock May 10, 2016Luisa Zargani

Buccellati Boutique in Milan


Clessidra in Talks With Investors to Sell Buccellati

The private equity acquired a 67 percent stake in the jewelry brand in 2013.

clock May 6, 2016Alessandra Turra

Business Features

Clessidra in Binding Negotiations to Sell 100% of Capital

The Italian private equity firm is in exclusive and binding negotiations with Italmobiliare SpA, an investment holding owned by the Pesenti family.

clock April 27, 2016Luisa Zargani

Francesco Trapani

Human Resources

Francesco Trapani Named Chairman of Clessidra

The executive, who is also chairman of the Roberto Cavalli house, was previously vice chairman of the Milan-based private equity firm.

clock January 14, 2016Luisa Zargani

Claudio Sposito

Human Resources

Clessidra’s Claudio Sposito Dies at 60

The executive founded the Milan-based private equity company that took control of the Roberto Cavalli firm last year.

clock January 13, 2016Luisa Zargani

Backstage at Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2015

Mergers and Acquisitions

Clessidra Buys the Roberto Cavalli Brand

The Italian private equity fund acquires 90 percent of the Florence-based firm.

clock April 30, 2015Luisa Zargani

Human Resources

Francesco Trapani Joins Clessidra

Trapani has been named executive vice chairman of the Italian private equity firm.

clock April 2, 2014Alessandra Turra



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