Having received tenders for 98 percent of the shares of Valentino Fashion Group, parent company of Hugo Boss, the Permira investment fund has proceeded to its de-listing from the Milan Bourse. Hugo Boss recorded a 9 percent increase in total revenues to €1,328 million for the first nine months of this year, with a rise of 12 percent in local currencies and with shoes and accessories rising by 17 percent to €147 million. Operating profit before interest and tax and net profit both increased by 16 percent and reached €218 million and €153 million, respectively.