Permira Acquires Italy’s Gruppo Florence With a Valuation Surpassing €1 Billion

May 29, 2023

Italian luxury fashion manufacturing group Gruppo Florence has announced that a fund advised by UK private equity firm Permira has agreed to acquire a majority stake in the company from existing shareholders VAM Investments, Fondo Italiano d’Investimento, Italmobiliare, and Gruppo Florence’s entrepreneurs. The financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
According to Reuters, sources familiar with the matter have reported that the valuation of Gruppo Florence in this transaction exceeds €1 billion. Rumors of Permira being granted exclusive due diligence access to G …