A British equity fund, Eurazeo, is acquiring a 10% stake in Desigual through an equity increase of €285 million designed to support the expansion of its sales network and its diversification into shoes, sports clothing and other product categories; Desigual's sales grew by 18 percent in 2013 to €828 million. Its store network consisted of 405 boutiques in 109 countries at the end of the year.