World Footwear

Acquisitions

5 offers for Roberto Cavalli

Jun 18, 2019 / Italy
Five potential investors presented proposals for the Italian fashion brand Roberto Cavalli. The identity of the candidates was not revealed

ABG acquires Sports Illustrated

Jun 12, 2019 / United States
The New-York based group acquired a media icon as part of its strategy to build a global platform converging sports, culture and entertainment

VF Corporation completes separation of Kontoor Brands

May 28, 2019 / United States
At the end of last week, the branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories group has announced it has completed the previously announced separation of VF’s Jeanswear organization into an independent, publicly traded company

China’s Green Harbor acquires Jason Wu

May 15, 2019 / China
Chinese private equity firm Green Harbor Investment has bought a majority stake in the parent company of New York’s Jason Wu. The American fashion brand is aiming at the booming Chinese luxury market

LVMH completes the agreement with Belmond

May 7, 2019 / France
The French-based luxury house has announced it closed the deal with Belmond. On the same occasion, dividends referring to 2018 results have been approved

Xtep International to buy K-Swiss

May 3, 2019 / China
PRC-based sportswear enterprise Xtep International Holdings Limited announced plans to acquire E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc., the parent company for brands K-Swiss, Palladium and Suprabrands

Dr Martens might be on the verge of being sold

Apr 17, 2019 / United Kingdom
According to several news reports, Permira is hiring bankers to oversee a review of its options for Dr Martens, just six years after it purchased it from the founding Griggs family

LK Bennett sold to franchise partner

Apr 16, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based premium fashion chain retailing womenswear, leather footwear and accessories has been sold to its Chinese franchise partner Rebecca Feng

Roberto Cavalli closes stores in the US

Apr 3, 2019 / United States
The Italian fashion house has closed its US stores as it continues to seek for an investor to seal a deal that prevents bankruptcy

Bids for LK Bennett

Mar 29, 2019 / United Kingdom
The UK-based premium fashion chain retailing womenswear, leather footwear and accessories collapsed into administration earlier this month. Now, bids for the business start to be known

Deichmann acquires shoe chain KicksUSA

Mar 26, 2019 / United States
German shoe retailer Deichmann is investing in China and the US with several initiatives planned for 2019. The acquisition of shoe chain KicksUSA already took place

Leder & Schuh denies talks with CCC

Jan 24, 2019 / Poland
Family-owned shoemaker Leder & Schuh Group denied a media report referring to talks with Polish retailer CCC about a possible takeover

Capri Holdings completes acquisition of Versace

Jan 2, 2019 / United Kingdom
Capri Holdings Limited, a global fashion luxury group, announced it has changed its name from Michael Kors Holdings Limited, and from today its New York Stock Exchange ticker symbol will be CPRI. The company also confirmed it has completed the acquisition of Versace

Genesco sells struggling Lids

Dec 14, 2018 / United States
The Nashville-based group has announced it reached an agreement to sell Lids Sports Group. Payment in cash should amount to 100 million US dollars

Authentic Brands and DSW acquire Camuto

Oct 10, 2018 / United States
Authentic Brands Group LLC (ABG) has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase a majority stake in the intellectual property of the Camuto Group's proprietary brands in partnership with DSW Inc.
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