Little dirty shoe originator Golden Goose for sale? Offer over € 1 billion
Starting in 2016, from Europe and the United States to South Korea, and then to China, these little dirty shoes suddenly became popular. If you have been paying attention to the fashion world, then you should find that in Balenciaga 2017 autumn and winter and Gucci 2018 early spring, their shoes also add the element of dirty! “God’s Descendants” also features a close-up shot of Golden Goose, worn on the feet of the leading actor Song Zhongji.
Golden Goose was founded by designers Alessandro Gallo and Francesca Rinaldo in 2000. In 2013, DGPA SGR acquired 75% of its equity for 45 million euros; in 2015, this part of the equity was taken over by Ergon Capital Partners. In 2017, Carlyle Group LP in the United States Acquired the brand for 400 million euros.
Recent news indicates that the Carlyle Group intends to withdraw from cheap golden goose acquired two and a half years ago. Potential buyers already include CK parent company PVH Group, Ralph Luren Group and Coach parent company Tapestry Group. With a value of 1 billion euros, can the Carlyle Group successfully cash out?