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Belle International

Belle International Holdings is a Chinese company involved in the manufacture, distribution and retailing of shoes. Its outlets in Hong Kong, Macau, China and the US offer a range of brands, including Belle, Staccato, Teenmix, Tata, Fato, JipiJapa, Joy & Peace and Bata. It was founded as a shoe wholesaler in Shenzhen in Guangdong Province in 1991 by Deng Yao, and only expanded into retail in 2004. It raised US$1.1 billion in an initial public offering in Hong Kong.