They have already spent 15 years since the famous Scalpers male fashion signature was founded, known for its skull logo. Then every young man who is precious dreamed of imitating the epitome of national elegance: Rafael Medina, current Duke of Feria. At that time, still single and clear example of Emprededor in the world of fashion. Today, a father of solemn family just attractive that triumphs in the industry preparing the inauguration of Wow, the ambitious project of Gimeno Dimas.
In 2007, Naty Abascal's eldest son and two Sevillian friends (Borja Vázquez and Alfonso Vivancos) launched teaching, ready to cover the gap that the market needed. Male clothing with a chic touch at non-exorbitant prices. They gave in the nail. In just one year, a lot of men had a scalpers in their closet.
Well, time has passed and the firm is more consolidated. However, seek buyer, as the confidential has revealed. The company, currently controlled by the historic Investor Jaime Bergel with 70% of the capital, has commissioned Arcane for sale.
At present, the remaining 30% of the shares are still in the hands of Vázquez and Vivancos, with 20%, and from Phoenix Group and other minority partners, with 10%.
Since Rafa Medina abandoned Scalpers to Inditex in 2014, passing his actions to his wife Laura Neighbor (who sold three years later), Bergel (today Managing Director of Hig Europe) entered the company with Pedro Sainz de Baranda through his Inverter vehicle Trendsetters and Fashion. Together they ended up doing with the actions of other founders, not only with those of the Duchess of Feria, but with those of Alberto Artacho, Marcos Ybarra.
SCALPERS closed the last exercise with a growth of its turnover of more than 50%, exceeding 110 million euros. And for this year he plans to continue with his diversification by taking the leap to sport, which will be added to the women's, child and home lines that he has launched in recent years
Diversification has been the key to the company's success. The Women's Line, launched in 2018 and that has a network of independent stores, consists of 20% of the company's sales.
As a disclosure, "Online sale has been the growth engine for the Sevillian company in the last year. Scalpers ecommerce grew 46.5% in 2021 and represents 24% of billing. The company has a Network of 250 establishments, in addition to Corners in the English Court and the Iron Palace, in Mexico. "
Among the candidates to get to scalpers is the English court, currently directed by Víctor del Pozo, who was in conversations with the Sevillian tag a few months ago.
"In the last four years SCALPERS has more than duplicated its turnover, however, the company has faced difficulties, especially in international markets, and has closed several of its subsidiaries abroad. The same happened to him Goose, Pepe Jeans or Tendam, who were also reprehended abroad. Scalpers, specifically, closed shops in Paris, London and Amsterdam, as well as franchises in Qatar, Jordan and Ecuador, "says Mientes.
With this movement, SCALPERS would follow the steps of other male companies, such as the goose, which in 2015 sold 49% of its capital in the Fund L LVMH, although in 2018 it was the Cebrián family that ended up recomposing the company .
Led even by Borja Vázquez and Alfonso Vivancos, SCALPERS employs 1,300 people and has a direct presence in six countries. They also control Mim Shoes, footwear, and victory marks, party firm and bridal fashion promoted by Vicky Martín Berrocal.Date Of Update: 07 February 2022, 19:57