World Footwear

Acquisitions

Several bidders for sneaker brand Golden Goose

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Permira and VF are amongst the list of interested. This follows Golden Goose owner Carlyle invitation for the submission of non-binding offers by mid-December

Cavalli has a new owner

Dec 2, 2019 / Italy
Hussain Sajwani's investment company Vision Investments has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the Italian fashion company from the fund Clessidra

Louis Vuitton buys Tiffany for 16 billion US dollars

Nov 27, 2019 / France
The companies have entered into a definitive agreement whereby LVMH will acquire Tiffany for 135 US dollars per share, resulting in a deal of 14.7 billion euros or 16.2 billion US dollars

Prada acquires Fratelli Prada

Nov 4, 2019 / Italy
Prada SpA bought Fratelli Prada, the company owner of the four Prada-branded stores in Milan. The deal should amount to 66 million euros

Nike is selling Hurley to Bluestar Alliance

Nov 1, 2019 / United States
The Oregon-based sportswear giant has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Hurley brand to Bluestar Alliance LLC. Transaction is expected to be complete in December

Luxury giant LVMH eyed at Tiffany

Oct 29, 2019 / France
French-based luxury goods giant LVMH is aiming to buy Tiffany & Co., the iconic New York jeweller

ABG to acquire Barneys New York

Oct 28, 2019 / United States
With the aquisition of the legendary luxury retail brand ABG will enhance its luxury footprint and consolidate its position in the contemporary fashion segment

JackRabbit to acquire Olympia Sports Stores

Oct 25, 2019 / United States
A portfolio company of CriticalPoint Capital, JackRabbit, announced the cquisition of Olympia Sports Stores. This deal represents the Fourth Investment by JackRabbit over previous 2 years

Permira wanting to sell Dr. Martens

Oct 18, 2019 / United Kingdom
Dr. Martens might change owners soon. According to several reports on the news, owner Permira is aiming to cash in taking advantage of the recent good results of the brand

Kering: another step away from Puma

Oct 8, 2019 / France
Kering launches an offering of bonds exchangeable into existing ordinary shares of Puma due 2022 for a nominal amount of 500 million euros. Another step by Kering to reduce its remaining stake in Puma

Rip Curl sold to Kathmandu

Oct 3, 2019 / New Zealand
The acquisition of Rip Curl by Kathmandu creates an Australasian based surfing and outdoor adventure lifestyle company offering a varied technical based product mix

Cole Haan prepares for IPO

Aug 28, 2019 / United States
The company was acquired in 2013 by private equity firm Apax Partners from Nike. Now comes the confirmation that Cole Haan it’s preparing for an initial public offering

Steve Madden announces acquisition of BB Dakota

Aug 15, 2019 / United States
After announcing the acquisition of premium sneakers brand Greats Brand, Inc. a few days ago, Steve Madden announces another addition to their portfolio

Steve Madden acquires sneakers' brand GREATS

Aug 12, 2019 / United States
The designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Greats Brand, Inc. footwear brand specializing in premium sneakers made in Italy

Farfetch acquires New Guards Group

Aug 9, 2019 / United Kingdom
The London-based luxury ecommerce giant bought New Guards, the group owning brand Off-White, for a total value of 675 million US dollars. Farfetch plans to launch "Brands of the future"
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