Permira In Talks To Acquire British Boot Maker Dr. Martens


An 'AirWair' logo sits on the insole of a Dr. Martens shoe displayed... News PhotoCommercial Activity,Crisis,Customer,Dr. Martens,Economy,England,Environment,Europe,Finance,For Sale,Logo,London - England,Merchandise,Mergers and Acquisitions,Recession,Retail,Shoe,Shopping,Showing,Sitting,Store,Symbol,UK,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergAn 'AirWair' logo sits on the insole of a Dr. Martens shoe displayed for sale inside a footwear store in London, U.K., on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Permira Advisers LLP, the London-based private-equity firm that owns clothing brand Hugo Boss, is in advanced talks to buy iconic British punk-boot maker Dr. Martens, said a person with knowledge of the negotiations. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Images