From: 11/2010

The Deal


In December 2006, Equistone Partners Europe backed the £28m management buy-out of Scala Collections Ltd (trading as Artigiano).  Scala Collections Ltd is a leading direct retailer of Italian designed ladies' clothes, shoes and accessories.


Scala was founded in 1995 and trades under two brand names - Artigiano and Spirito di Artigiano.


The Exit


In November 2010, the business was sold to Scotts Limited.