In recent years, luxury fashion has been neglected by the acquisition group, but is now back in fashion.
The acquisition of Escada, the German fashion house, through Beverly Hills-based acquisition group Regent marks its latest deal with the private equity firm that has fallen in favor of the industry in recent years.
Just a few weeks ago, Mandarin Capital Partners acquired a 70% stake in Italian fashion accessories expert Eumoda Group.
Massimiliano Caraffa, Managing Director of Carlyle Group Timing.
For private equity, this volatility could be an opportunity. “It is becoming increasingly difficult for mid-market players to compete with the omnipotent super-winners in the fashion industry. To meet the challenges of digitalization, customer demand and sustainability, brands need to focus The capital investment required to execute the strategy. “Said Dr. Achim Berg, Global Head of the McKinsey Apparel, Fashion and Luxury Group. Report on the fashion industry.
-0.57% Carlyle CG There are several luxury brands in the current portfolio, including Italian sneaker brand cheap golden goose, underwear company Hunkemoller and womenswear company TwinSet.