Kering acquires Danish eyewear Lindberg

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Jul 8, 2021

Paris, Jul 8, 2021 (AFP) – French luxury group Kering is preparing to acquire Danish eyewear Lindberg, a high-end brand “with solid growth prospects,” he said on Thursday.

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The transaction, which has yet to be validated by the competition authorities, “should be finalized in the course of the second half of 2021”, it is indicated in a press release. The amount of the transaction was not specified.

The family business Lindberg had a turnover of 100 million euros in 2019. The brand is to join the “Eyewear” branch of the French group, at the head of the houses Gucci, Saint Laurent, Boucheron …

Lindberg “is today known worldwide for its high-end optical frames with a unique design, ultra-light and customizable, with a specialization in titanium frames”, underlines Kering.

“A true pioneer in its industry, Lindberg benefits from a unique market positioning and combines significant size, high profitability and significant growth potential”, adds the acquirer.

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