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Kering’s Rossi Said to Near Sale to Italy’s Investindustrial

Italian buyout firm Investindustrial is in advanced talks to buy Sergio Rossi, the maker of luxury shoes worn by celebrities including Keira Knightley, people familiar with the matter said.

French luxury-goods group Kering SA may announce a sale of the brand to the private-equity firm as soon as next month, one of the people said, asking not to be identified as the talks are private. Discussions are ongoing and the deal may still fall apart, the people said.