London At the time of writing, Burberry and Ferragamo are rumoured to be ‘talking about a potential deal’. Twenty years ago this scribe just about convinced an investor to buy the Salvatore Ferragamo building on Bond Street for £9 million. Two decades later, the same NFU Mutual sold the building to Dr Maramotti’s (founder of Italian fashion group MaxMara) investment vehicle for £141 million.

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