Diego Della Valle and other members of his family have taken advantage of the depressed share value of Tod's to raise their financial stake in the company. They bought 216,885 shares between Aug. 12 and 19, corresponding to 0.7 percent of the total equity, paying a total of around €17.3 million and raising their joint control to 56.7 percent. The company's worth on the Milan stock exchange has sunk by more than 30 percent since the beginning of this year.