The term "Italian lifestyle" refers to a transversal segment of the market including Italian companies with high levels of creativity, design, manufacturing quality and innovation, with a global presence on the market through selective distribution, offering recognised brands and products with high added value.
The Style Capital fund intends to target the entire Italian lifestyle segment, with a particular focus on fashion and consumer brands.
Global market performance and fastest growing segments
■ Fashion and luxury SMEs are highly dynamic, with positive average performances.
■ The number of smaller companies (revenue of €10 to €50 mln) far exceeds the number of companies over €50 mln.
■ The transition to the larger size bracket is typically accompanied by improved performance (increased sales and % EBITDA).