Built by real estate developer Grupo Peninsula, the Mare project will include 111 luxury apartments showing Roberto Cavalli Home interiors.
The papers revealed that, in addition to Bluestar Alliance, OTB and Philipp Plein, others that showed interest in the acquisition included Style Capital SGR SpA, Marquee Brands with English fund OpCapita LLC and Interparfums Inc.
All stores in North America went dark starting on Saturday and 93 employees were let go. Unions have a strike planned for Monday outside the Florence headquarters.
The Florence-based company is turning to the Court of Milan to continue to operate.
Unions have announced a strike will take place on April 1.
Sources say Philipp Plein has distanced himself from negotiations as Paul Surridge on Friday no longer listed his role as creative director of the brand on his Instagram account.
The prize recognized both companies’ efforts in promoting the inclusion of refugees.
Philipp Plein is still in the running to buy the Florence-based label.