The news published by Bloomberg about a possible takeover of the down jacket label by the French luxury group fuelled plenty of speculations. FashionNetwork.com analyses the operation’s potential impact.
The investment bank’s study showed that, in a sample of leading fashion groups, Italy led for number of companies, while France was top for revenue with €68.4 billion, compared to Italy’s €30.3 billion.
Italian luxury quilted jackets maker Moncler began pre-marketing to investors on Monday an initial public share offer in Milan for around 30 percent of the company, according to outline term sheets seen by Reuters.
Direct points of sale in Asia, Eastern Europe and South America have been the main drivers allowing top Italian fashion houses to see double figure growth in 2011, according to a study by Italian bank, Mediobanca.