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Onward has acquired a controlling interest in Charlotte Olympia, the iconic British footwear and accessories label.

August 2017

Onward Holdings, the listed Japanese luxury group, has acquired a controlling stake in Charlotte Olympia, the iconic British footwear and accessories label. This acquisition is part of an expansion plan that aims to accelerate Charlotte Olympia’s growth within Europe and Asia. Ohana & Co. acted as exclusive financial advisor to Onward in this transaction.

Founded in 2008, by Charlotte Dellal, Charlotte Olympia is known for creativity, craftsmanship and femininity. The brand has established itself as a global luxury player with designs influenced by Hollywood cinema glamour and movie stars from the 1940s and 50s.

Charlotte Dellal, founder and creative director, and Bonnie Takhar, CEO, will continue to run the company.

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