The LVMH CEO is exploring ways to reopen negotiations on the French luxury goods giant's $16.2 billion acquisition of Tiffany & Co, as U.S. social unrest and the coronavirus pandemic weigh on the retail sector.
Having recently said goodbye to founder and former CEO Leslie Wexner, the Columbus, Ohio-based owner of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works reported a 37.1% decline in revenues for the first quarter on Wednesday.
The founder of the Ohio-based retailer officially stepped down from his role as CEO and chairman at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday, where discussions also focused on future plans for Victoria’s Secret.
L Brands said on Monday it has agreed to call off the sale of its majority stake in Victoria’s Secret lingerie business to Sycamore, averting a bitter legal battle between the two companies over the $525 million deal.
L Brands Inc filed a legal complaint against Sycamore Partners on Thursday, after the buyout firm walked away from a $525 million deal to acquire a majority stake in the company’s Victoria’s Secret lingerie brand.
Sycamore Partners disclosed it has walked away from a $525 million deal to acquire a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret, after the lingerie brand shut down stores and furloughed staff in response to the coronavirus