Yet another international honorary award managed to attract leading Greek company Folli Follie (FF Group), which currently operates actively in more than 28 countries, defining new trends in all sectors it operates, while maintaining a leading position in the international fashion world. The “Discovery of the year” award came during the 11th East Capital Awards that took place in Stockholm, Sweden. Investment fund East Capital is a specialist asset manager in emerging and frontier markets and the 2014 Awards were awarded to LSR Group, Akbank, Romgaz and FF Group.
According to the fund, the FF Group is one of the largest international luxury goods companies headquartered in Greece. It designs, produces and markets its own brands on a global level: Folli Follie and Links of London. The Group maintains a leading presence in the retail and wholesale segment within Greece, the Balkans and Asia, with high-profile brands in its portfolio (Ermenegildo Zegna, UGG Australia, Nike and Converse, among others).
Recently, FF Group acquired the exclusive wholesale and retail distribution rights for Juicy Couture in continental Europe, UK, Ireland and Cyprus. In addition, the Group is active in the beauty and cosmetics sector, while it also continues to have a key role in the global travel retail sector through a strategic alliance with Dufry AG. Today, the company is getting closer to becoming a key player in the fashion world, now operating in 28 countries globally.
“These awards recognize noteworthy achievements of companies that are part of East Capital’s investment universe. Our consistent research and extensive company visits in emerging and frontier markets enable us to identify companies each year that have achieved impressive results and demonstrated exciting potential. We are delighted to be honoring those companies today,” underlined East Capital chairman Peter Elam Hakansson.