World Footwear

Acquisitions

Brand Velocity Partners acquires Original Footwear

Jan 23, 2020 / United States
Private equity firm Brand Velocity Partners, focused on acquiring lower-middle market consumer businesses, announced it has purchased iconic brand Original Footwear

Farfetch is on acquisition mode

Jan 15, 2020 / United Kingdom
One day after the purchase of Japanese jeweller Ambush, Farfetch is back on the news with the acquisition of Opening Ceremony, a American clothing brand founded in 2002 by Carol Lim and Humberto Leon

Pentland acquires the Speedo North America

Jan 9, 2020 / United States
PVH Corp. has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Speedo North America business to Pentland Group, parent company of Speedo International Limited

Genesco acquires footwear licensee Togast

Jan 6, 2020 / United States
The Nashville-based group has announced the acquisition of leading footwear licensee Togast. Genesco also confirmed it has entered into a new Levi's footwear license agreement

LVMH acquires stake in Masoni tannery

Jan 3, 2020 / Italy
The French-based luxury group acquired a minority stake in the Santa Croce sull'Arno (Florence) tannery Masoni Industria Conciaria SpA stock package. The deal was made through the LVMH division Métiers d' Art

Capri to acquire Italian shoe manufacturer

Dec 16, 2019 / United Kingdom
The London-based global fashion luxury group announced it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Italian atelier and shoe manufacturer Alberto Gozzi S.r.L. from Tuscany

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
Page 1 of 4