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Oscar Winner AND Star Wars Alum Set To Script New Trilogy!

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Now that Disney has acquired the Star Wars franchise and announced a brand new trilogy in the works, there's been all sorts of speculation about who will be selected to helm the next generation of the sci-fi epic!

But in the meantime, the House of Mouse has been busy

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Sold! Valentino Purchased By Qatar Royal Family For Millions!

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It's official!

As expected, Valentino Fashion Group SpA has been acquired by Mayhoola for Investments, which is controlled by the royal family of Qatar, for roughly $858 million.

As with most big business deals, there are several groups involved.

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Iconix Brand Inks A Deal With Ed Hardy

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On Wednesday, Iconix Brand announced they acquired the worldwide master license for all things Ed Hardy and now own 85% of the brand.

The company purchased the license from from Nervous Tattoo for a cool $55 million.

That's a lot of money!

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LVMH Buys More Shares Of Hermes

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So much for not letting them gain anymore equity.

LVMH announced on Tuesday they now own 20% of the Hermes International's shares.

However, the family-owned company's doing everything they can to keep Bernard Arnault's grubby little paws off even more shares.

After LVMH acquired 17% of the shares in October, Hermes set up a private holding company that will own more than half of the company shares.

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