LVMH To Acquire of Bamford?

LVMH, owner of Louis Vuitton is looking into the purchase of Bamford & Sons. "We've come to the end of phase one, and we need a partner with more expertise in other markets," Lady Carole Bamford, who founded the brand in 2004, tells the Financial Times. She has engaged the Blackstone Group to help the firm, Luxist reports.

LVMH and rival Richemont are in the running, the paper reports.