“At the end of September we will inaugurate the Marangoni Institute in Florence. It will count 80 students coming from 60 different countries. Almost one for each country, confirming the strongly international spirit of our institute. Our next stops? Miami and Mumbai.”

The managing director of fashion academy Istituto Marangoni, Roberto Riccio, outlines the expansion program of the Art Institute born in Milan in 1935 with the purpose of training highly-qualified professionals for the fashion industry.

Today Marangoni – that forms part of the Global Education Group Galileo which is owned by the Providence Equity Partners – is a €54 million revenue company that is expected to grow up to €60 million by the end of the year. [Continue reading at IlSole24Ore.com]