SOURCE: Marcolin

Marcolin

SOURCE: Montblanc International

Montblanc International

October 13, 2015 09:30 ET

Marcolin Announces the Early Renewal of Its Licensing Agreement With Montblanc International

LONGARONE, ITALY--(Marketwired - October 13, 2015) - Marcolin Group, a worldwide leading eyewear company, and Montblanc International today announced the early renewal of an exclusive license agreement for the design, manufacture and worldwide distribution of Montblanc sun and optical eyewear.

The partnership between the two companies, which began in 2001, illustrates an on-going mutual commitment to the pursuit of excellence based on creativity, craftsmanship and innovation. The agreement extends the current partnership duration.

Giovanni Zoppas, CEO Marcolin Group, affirmed: "Montblanc is a worldwide and prestigious brand in the luxury market, consistent with the history and the attitude of `Atelier' that has always distinguished our company: renewing the licensing agreement between Marcolin and Montblanc is very rewarding to us."

Jérôme Lambert, CEO Montblanc International, said: "Marcolin has been a great partner and we are excited to announce the renewal of our co-operation. We look forward to working with them to introduce new designs and further grow our business in this important category."

About Marcolin Group

Marcolin, among the worldwide leading companies in the eyewear industry, stands out for the pursuit of excellence, the continuous innovation and the unique ability to faithfully combine design and Italian craftsmanship with the DNA of each brand.

The brand portfolio includes: Tom Ford, Balenciaga, Ermenegildo Zegna, Agnona, Montblanc, Roberto Cavalli, Tod's, Emilio Pucci, Swarovski, Dsquared2, Diesel, Just Cavalli, Covergirl, Kenneth Cole New York, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Timberland, Guess, Gant, Harley-Davidson, Marciano, Catherine Deneuve, Skechers, Bongo, Candie's, Rampage, Viva, Magic Clip, Savvy, Marcolin, National and Web.

In 2014, the company sold about 14.3 million eyeglasses.

www.marcolin.com

About Montblanc

For over 100 years, Montblanc has embraced the traditions of lasting value and exquisite craftsmanship. The Maison's uncompromising principles of design, style, quality and workmanship have allowed it to create heirloom collections that are passed from generation to generation. The iconic Montblanc emblem is a symbol of excellence - the pinnacle of luxury writing instruments, timepieces, jewellery, leather, eyewear and fragrances - and the Maison has made an enduring commitment to encourage excellence through cultural advancement. Montblanc has its roots in writing culture and therefore sees a particular obligation to its own cultural commitment. Through various international activities, the Maison makes a creative contribution to modern cultural life: Montblanc itself writes a small piece of cultural history.

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Contact Information

  • Marcolin Contacts:
    Serena Valente
    Worldwide Head of Communication
    +39 02 76387611
    svalente@marcolin.com

    Community, Strategic Communications Advisers
    +39 0422 416 111 / +39 02 89404231
    Auro Palomba

    Giuliano Pasini
    +39 335 6085019
    giuliano.pasini@communitygroup.it

    Investor Relations
    Alessandra Sartor
    Massimo Stefanello
    +39 0437 777111
    invrel@marcolin.com

    Montblanc Contact:

    Corporate Communications Office
    +49 408 4001 541