Part of the world-famous fashion company Escada is sold, another part is closed.
A good 100 employees lose their jobs.
Aschheim - The insolvent fashion company
is partially closed.
The previous investor
parts of the business, as
the insolvency administrator
Christian Gerloff's office
For parts of the company, however, the agreement that has now been concluded means the end: "The activities not taken over, including seven of the eight Escada stores in Germany, will be discontinued at the end of February 2021," says von Gerloff.
"We cannot announce further details at the moment."
The US investor Regent had
already taken over
The bankruptcy only affected part of the fashion manufacturer.
As can be heard from corporate
SE included design, marketing, part of the sales and the eight shops, but not, for example, the trademark rights.
These are therefore in another company not affected by the insolvency and therefore still with the investor Regent.
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Due to this constellation, the insolvency administrator could not initiate a normal bidding process, according to the districts.
There would not have been much to do
SE alone, so that only a new sale to Regent or the closure would have been possible.
Now a mixture of both has occurred.
A good 100 of the SE's 180 employees to date will lose their jobs.
Of the shops, only that in Munich remains.
through a bankruptcy in 2009.
At that time, the company was sold to the Indian entrepreneur
, who handed it over to Regent in the fall of last year.
was one of the world's largest brands for luxury women's fashion in the 1990s and generated billions in sales.
Supermodels such as
presented the collections.