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Big changes concerning our Partners Brio Animation! The group Signet together with R2net are now the worlds largest retailer of diamond jewelry.

SAN FRANCISCO–Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, announced today the sale of portfolio company R2Net, the owner of fast-growing online jewelry retailer JamesAllen.com and Segoma Imaging Technologies, to Signet Jewelers (NYSE: SIG), the world’s largest retailer of diamond jewelry. The acquisition brings together Signet’s jewelry retail platforms with R2Net’s world-class innovation capabilities and digital technology to accelerate Signet’s execution of its Customer-First OmniChannel strategy.

Signet Jewelers Ltd.  is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. The company is domiciled in Bermuda and headquartered in Akron, Ohio, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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