Millet (manufacturer)

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Millet
TypeSubsidiary, private
Industry Textile
Founded1930;92 years ago (1930) in France
Headquarters Annecy-le-Vieux, France
Products Apparel, Backpacks, Gear
Parent Lafuma
Website www.millet-mountain.com

Millet Mountain Group is a French-based company, headquartered in Annecy, specializing in outdoor equipment such as backpacks and sleeping bags. In 2014, Millet was acquired by Swiss holding Calida group. [1] In January 2022, Calida agreed to sell Millet to Jean-Pierre Millet, grandson of Millet's founder, and Inspiring Sport Capital (ISC), a private equity company dedicated to the sports industry. [2] Completion of the transaction is expected in the second quarter of 2022.

Millet also offers a wide variety of other equipment, earning comparisons to United States-based companies such as Timberland and Columbia Sportswear.

Millet is not related to Millets, a UK chain of shops selling outdoor clothing. [3]

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References

  1. "Outdoor: Why Millet Mountain Group is stepping into urban outer apparel". sportswear-international.com. Retrieved 2020-11-15.
  2. "The Calida Group has agreed to sell Millet Mountain Group to Inspiring Sport Capital and a private investor". Lincoln International LLC. Retrieved 2022-05-12.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-10-05. Retrieved 2015-10-05.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)