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Fight behind the scenes over Yoox Net-a-Porter

Management of Net-a-Porter against the merger
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 05:50
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Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet disclosed that she had the backing of a consortium interested in buying control of Net-a-Porter at a valuation of about £1.4 billion, more than 50 per cent the amount Yoox was offering.
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Net-a-Porter founder Natalie Massenet disclosed that she had the backing of a consortium interested in buying control of Net-a-Porter at a valuation of about £1.4 billion, more than 50 per cent the amount Yoox was offering.

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FOR many in the fashion industry, it appeared to be a smooth and logical merger.

The two biggest names in the business of selling luxury fashion online, Yoox and Net-a-Porter, announced plans this spring to combine in a £936 million (S$2 billion) deal, creating an e-