Fashion & specialty retail

CLERGERIE (France) / Sale of the company to Mirabaud Patrimoine Vivant

ANYA HINDMARCH (UK) / Advised the Board on the sale of the company to the Marandi family

CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA (UK) / Advised the company on majority investment by Onward Luxury Group

PAUL POIRET (France) / Sale of brand and associated archives to Shinsegae International

NICHOLAS KIRKWOOD (UK) / Initiated the transaction and advised LVMH on acquisition of majority stake

DELVAUX (Belgium) / Sale of majority stake to Fung Brands

MOYNAT (France) / Sale of brand and associated archives

MAIYET (US) / Advised founding shareholders on business plan and development issues

LANVIN (France) / Advised private family trust on investment in Lanvin

DEVI KROELL (US) / Sale of significant minority stake to private investor

CÉLINE (France) / Assisted the company in structuring partnership terms with new designer

COURRÈGES (France) / Assisted couture house on corporate development issues

SIGERSON MORRISON (US) / Sale of the New York-based shoe company to Marc Fisher group

 MYLA (UK) / Assisted lingerie brand with strategic development and growth capital raising

CHRISTIAN LACROIX (France) / Sale of couture house to US-based Falic Group

HARDY AMIES (UK) / Assisted couture brand with strategic development issues and funding options cquisition of luxury shirt maker and specialty retailer Thomas

FAKE LONDON (UK) / Assisted fashion brand Fake London with strategic development issues

MIAMI CRUISELINE SERVICES (US) / Acquisition of the world’s dominant operator of retail stores aboard cruise ships for LVMH

THOMAS PINK (UK) / Acquisition of luxury shirt maker and specialty retailer Thomas Pink

GANT USA (Sweden) / Acquisition of a minority stake simultaneously with the acquisition of the Gant USA brand from Phillips Van Heusen for LVMH

GUCCI GROUP (Holland) / Advised Gucci Group on the corporate governance and valuation issues surrounding its capital increase to PPR

BURBERRY (UK) / IPO of Burberry

POLO RALPH LAUREN (US) / Placing of Goldman Sachs’ equity stake in Polo Ralph Lauren

SELFRIDGES (UK) / Advised company on the market-related aspects of the redevelopment of their Oxford Street side