EU & Japan gives approval to fashion brand(s) Coach-Michael Kors deal

The regulatory authorities in the EU & Japan gave their clearance to the proposed acquisition of Capri Holdings (Capri) by Tapestry. Tapestry’s portfolio includes luxury apparel brands like Coach, Kate Spade & Stuart Weitzman, while, Capri owns brands like Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo & Versace. The acquisition will lead to consolidation of these luxury brands, to compete more effectively with the luxury brands’ behemoth – LVMH Group.