Latest fashion industry deals

Date: November 2016
Buyer: Cherokee Inc
Target: Hi-Tec Sports
Business: Footwear brand
Value: $96m

Date: November 2016
Buyer: MHS Capital (lead investor)
Target: Garmentory
Business: curated online market place
Value: $2m
Details: Investment round with participation form existing investor Founder’s Co-op.

Date: November 2016
Buyer: Longwater Opportunities
Target: Fox River Mills
Business: Knitted socks & handwear
Value: Undisclosed
Details: Company’s family owners sell out.

Date: November 2016
Buyer: Marquee Brands
Target: Body Glove
Business: Outdoor sports brand
Value: Undisclosed
Details: Acquisition of a majority interest from Neuberger Berman.

Date: November 2016
Buyer: JD Sports Fashion
Target: Go Outdoors
Business: Outdoor clothing retailer
Value: £112m
Details: Private equity investor YFM Equity makes 40x money on the sale.

Date: October 2016
Buyer: Rockpool
Target: Knomo
Business: British bag brand
Value: £3m
Details: Expansion capital for UK business.

Date: October 2016
Buyer: Permira
Target: Schustermann & Borenstein
Business: Fashion retailer
Value: Undisclosed
Details: Acquisition of a majority stake.

Date: October 2016
Buyer: Baring Private Equity Asia
Target: Cath Kidston
Business: Lifestyle brand retailer
Value: Undisclosed
Details: Existing Chinese backers acquire stake of TA Associates to become controlling majority shareholder.

Date: October 2016
Buyer: Ermenegildo Zegna Group
Target: Bonotto SpA
Business: Luxury textile manufacturer
Value: Undisclosed
Details: Italian luxury fashion house acquires a 60% stake in business with sales of more than €30million. Bonotto family retains 40%.

Date: October 2016
Buyer: LVMH
Target: Rimowa
Business: premium luggage manufacturer
Value: €640million
Details: Luxury conglomerate acquires 80% stake in German manufacturer with Dieter Morszeck retaining 20&% and remaining co-CEO.




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