PPR : Closing of the sale of Ellos and Jotex

Mon Jun 3, 2013 11:44am EDT

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Kering* announces that Redcats has closed the sale of its Nordic brands, Ellos and Jotex, to Nordic Capital Fund VII. The purchase price was paid in accordance with the terms of the definitive sale agreement previously announced on 25 February 2013.

About Kering*
A world leader in apparel and accessories, Kering develops an ensemble of powerful Luxury and Sport & Lifestyle brands: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Brioni, Christopher Kane, Stella McCartney, Sergio Rossi, Boucheron, Girard-Perregaux, JeanRichard, Qeelin, Puma, Volcom, Cobra, Electric and Tretorn. By 'empowering imagination' in the fullest sense, Kering encourage its brands to reach their potential, in the most sustainable manner.
Present in more than 120 countries, the Group generated revenues of €9.7 billion in 2012 and had 33,000 employees at year end. The Kering (previously PPR) share is listed on Euronext Paris (FR 0000121485, PRTP.PA, PPFP).
* PPR will become Kering, subject to approval at the Annual General Meeting on 18 June 2013

Contacts

Presse
Paul Michon                            +33 (0)1 45 64 63 48                              paul.michon@kering.com
Hélène Saint-Raymond           +33 (0)1 45 64 61 20                              helene.saint-raymond@kering.com
               
Analystes/investisseurs
Alexandre de Brettes                              + 33 (0)1 45 64 61 49             alexandre.debrettes@kering.com
Edouard Crowley                     + 33 (0)1 45 64 63 28             edouard.crowley@kering.com

Site Internet: www.kering.com

 




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