Armani

Background information Among Italy’s luxury brands still owned by Italian hands, Giorgio Armani fashion maison is for certain the most attractive prey for investors from abroad. Both LVMH and Kering (former Pinault-Printemps-Redoute), just to name names, would probably be happy to pay almost any price for it. But the celebrated Italian fashion designer, now turned…

Prada

Background information Fashion and leather goods group Prada’s extraordinary rise was driven by the power couple at its helm – Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli -but the company has roots reaching back 100 years. In 1913, Mario Prada opened a luxury leather goods store with his brother Martino in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II –…