Italian brands controlled by foreign companies
A few days the important announcement, which has created a lot of rumors about social, about the sale of the fashion house Versace American Michael Kors that will take over the Blackstone Fund, which held 20% of the company.
Strange destiny for the fashion made in Italy that year after year loses control of companies to favours of foreign companies. Versace is just one of the last to have undergone this step. A list that is definitely destined to stretch over time. But we see specifically which are the Italian brands now not “more Italians “.
The French group LVHM (acronym for Moët Hennessy Luis Vitton) is owner of the Bulgari maison, Fendi, Emilio Pucci. Remember that among other giants of fashion the group also owns Dior, Kenzo and Givenchy.
Always French is the group Kering (formerly Pianault-Printemps-Redoute), which owns the Florentine brand Gucci, the Milanese pomellato, Bottega Veneta, Brijuni and Sergio Rossi.
Flight east to the historic Fiorucci brand of the Japanese Edwin International, while Krizia in 2014 was purchased by the Chinese Shenzhen marisfrolg Fashion. The Ladybird Leather brand is part of the Korean E-Land group.
Valentino and Missoni, part of Valentino Fashion Group, from 2012 is controlled by Mayhoola for Investments based in Qatar.
The Bolognese brand La Perla, of underwear and lingerie, is controlled by the Dutch investment company Sapinda Holding. The Swiss group Richemont, which already controls Cartier and Montblanc, bought the majority of the shares of the Yoox fashion ecommerce site, founded in 2015 by Federico Marchetti.