Prada seeks $1B listing in Milan - Bloomberg

Aug. 12, 2022 2:49 PM ETPrada S.p.A. (PRDSY), PRDSFBy: Kevin P. Curran, SA News Editor

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Prada SpA (OTCPK:PRDSY) is in talks to make a blockbuster listing in its home city, per Bloomberg News.

The luxury fashion house is hoping to raise $1B from a second listing in Milan, the outlet said. Goldman Sachs is reportedly already working on preparations for the listing. The dual listing will also reduce risks of the current 20% listing in Hong Kong, which helped the company raise $2.1B in 2011.

Further details on the size of the listing or the impact to the Bertelli family’s 80% stake were not disclosed in the report. However, sources told Bloomberg that the majority shareholders are not keen to relinquish their stake.

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