Bidders line for € 1.4B

According to Reuters, private equity firms Permira and Advent International are preparing to bid on footwear brand Golden Goose. Footwear group VF is also expected to provide a quote for the Carlyle Group’s Italian business. The “cheap golden goose” is said to be worth 1.4 billion euros. The Carlyle Group acquired the company from Ergon Capital Partners in 2017 for € 400 million.