Gucci Group to acquire Boucheron International S.A. Gucci Group announces creation of joint venture with FJ Benjamin Holdings Ltd in Asia. Yves Saint Laurent Couture acquires license rights of Cartier International and Schwartz & Benjamin. Gucci Group N.V. (NYSE and Amsterdam: GUC) announces today a series of acquisitions and alliances designed to press forward the Group's multi-brand strategy and extend its direct control over the brands in its portfolio.