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Successful international expansion and development of a premium brand of clothing for men, women, and children​

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Investment date

2002 – 2006​

Good to great


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Robust growth in existing markets and launched the GANT brand in 14 new markets​


3I Target

80 new GANT branded stores opened as well as an increase in other retail locations to over 4,000 outlets in over 70 countries


new geographies entered
3I International

Almost doubling of EBIDTA from €12m in 2002 to €23m in 2005​

Key events under our ownership

Strengthening of the global licensing business with new leading license partners for shoes and fragrances
Successful launch of women’s wear which accounted for 15% at exit​
Successful €241m IPO on Stockholm Stock Exchange in April 2006​