Limited Brands in Early Talks to Buy La Senza, Independent Says

Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Limited Brands Inc., owner of the Victoria’s Secret chain, is in talks with Lion Capital LLP to buy U.K. underwear retailer La Senza, The Independent on Sunday reported.

Limited Brands has been considering a bid for La Senza for more than a year, the newspaper reported, citing people close to Limited Brands. Lion Capital is the private equity owner of La Senza.

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