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Fashion Scoops

Mayhoola Donates 1M Euros to Help France Fight Coronavirus

The money will go to two hospitals supported by French charity La Fondation Hôpitaux de Paris — Hôpitaux de France (FHP-HF).

clock April 8, 2020Joelle Diderich

Valentino RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Scoops

Mayhoola Donates 2M Euros to Sacco Hospital, Civil Protection

The Qatar-based fund is supporting Milan’s Sacco Hospital and the country’s Civil Protection in the coronavirus fight.

clock March 23, 2020Luisa Zargani

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Designer and Luxury

Balmain CEO Steps Down

Massimo Piombini, who joined in April 2017 and piloted the brand through an expansion phase, is leaving the firm for personal reasons.

clock December 2, 2019Miles Socha

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Anya Hindmarch Ltd. Saw Sales, Profits Fall, Losses Narrow in 2018

The company, which was sold earlier this year to the Marandi family, has been shutting stores and putting a fresh focus on the consumer.

clock July 25, 2019Samantha Conti

Anya Hindmarch

Human Resources

Anya Hindmarch Takes Helm of Namesake Company, Once Again

Hindmarch has been named managing director following the sale of her company to the Marandi family.

clock May 1, 2019Samantha Conti

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Mergers and Acquisitions

After Anya Hindmarch, Mayhoola Said to Be Rethinking Fashion Strategy

There is speculation that Mayhoola for Investments wants to retreat from the luxury fray.

clock March 29, 2019Samantha Conti and Luisa Zargani

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Marandi Family Buys Stake in Anya Hindmarch From Mayhoola

Narmina and Javad Marandi have stakes in Soho Farmhouse, Emilia Wickstead.

clock March 28, 2019Samantha Conti

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Business Features

Anya Hindmarch to Split With Partner Mayhoola for Investments

Mayhoola took a minority stake in the British accessories brand in 2012.

clock March 3, 2019Samantha Conti


Mens Designer Luxury

Industry Adapts to Shifting Milan Men’s Fashion Week

Change is the new black at the four-day event, which also sees women’s resort shows padding up the schedule.

clock June 15, 2018Luisa Zargani

Backstage at Balmain RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Show Reviews

Balmain RTW Fall 2018

Olivier Rousteing took off in a confident new direction with a lineup so shimmering, it almost upstaged the gilded ballroom setting.

clock March 2, 2018Joelle Diderich

Lanvin RTW Spring 2018

Mergers and Acquisitions

Fosun Beats Mayhoola to Win Control of Lanvin, Sources Say

The Chinese conglomerate has outbid Qatari rival Mayhoola Group, according to sources with knowledge of the matter.

clock February 12, 2018WWD Staff

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Mens Fashion

Mayhoola Takes Full Control of Pal Zileri

Chief executive officer Paolo Roviera is exiting the company.

clock July 27, 2016Luisa Zargani

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Balmain CEO Confirms Acquisition by Qatar’s Mayhoola

The fast-growing company plans to push into accessories and expand its store network.

clock June 22, 2016Miles Socha

Balmain RTW Fall 2016

Mergers and Acquisitions

Mayhoola Said Poised to Acquire Balmain

The Qatari investment vehicle also controls Valentino, Pal Zileri and has a stake in Anya Hindmarch.

clock June 21, 2016Miles Socha


Mayhoola for Investments Takes Stake in Turkey’s Boyner Perakende

Mayhoola has acquired a 30.7 percent stake in the retailer for 885 million Turkish lira, or $343 million at current exchange rate.

clock May 18, 2015Luisa Zargani

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