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Hauty couture

9 July 2007 By John Foley

Selling out to private backers rather than floating may give luxury companies more fuel for their aggressive global growth plans. But IPOs help founding families like the Bertellis keep control. That s also why investors do well to treat such floats with kid gloves.

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