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Mulberry Group PLC Acquisition of minority interest

26/07/2019 7:00am

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Mulberry Group PLC

26 July 2019

Mulberry Group plc

Acquisition of minority interest in Mulberry (Korea) Co, Ltd ("Mulberry Korea")

Mulberry Group plc (the "Group" or "Mulberry"), the British luxury brand, announces the acquisition on 24 July 2019 of the minority interest in the share capital of Mulberry Korea, the Group's business in South Korea (the "Acquisition"). Following the Acquisition, the Group owns 100% of Mulberry Korea.

HIGHLIGHTS

-- The Group has acquired 40% of the share capital of Mulberry Korea previously held by its local partner, SHK Holdings Limited ("SHK")

   --      Mulberry Korea is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Group 
   --      Additional investment made in Mulberry Korea is GBP1.3 million 

-- Together with its initial investment of GBP3.1 million made during August 2018, this brings the Group's total investment in Mulberry Korea to GBP4.4 million

   --      The Acquisition is in line with the Group's international development strategy 

THIERRY ANDRETTA, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COMMENTED:

"Over the last eighteen months, we have recruited a new management team and taken day to day control of the business in South Korea, an important market for luxury goods where the Mulberry brand has significant growth potential. We would like to thank our longstanding partner, SHK, for its invaluable contribution in developing Mulberry in South Korea, our second biggest retail market globally. Taking full ownership of our business marks an exciting development in advancing our international omni-channel and digital strategy."

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT:

 
                                                     020 3435 
 Headland - Lindsay Dunford / Emma Ruttle             7487 
                                                     020 7605 
 Mulberry Investor Relations - Allegra Perry          6795 
                                                     020 7484 
 GCA Altium (NOMAD) - Sam Fuller / Tim Richardson     4040 
                                                     020 3134 
 Barclays - Nicola Tennent / Stuart Muress            9801 
 

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