About La Perla
La Perla is an Italian clothing company specialising in lingerie. La Perla was Founded 1954 by corset-maker Ada Masotti, in Bologna, Italy. The company began manufacturing swimwear in 1971. La Perla opened boutiques in 1991, in Milan and Paris.
Number of stores
111 International 2 in the UK
JH Partners LLC
La Perla expanded into India in 2007
In July 2007 JH Partners LLC, a private equity firm, acquired a 70% percent stake in La Perla and in October 2007 JH Partners LLC acquired the remaining 30% of the group from a firm run by the founding Masoti family.