Pre-tax losses at fashion and textiles holding group Finpart recorded widened to €59.5 million for the first nine months of 2004, from a loss of €49.7m in the same period in 2003.

Consolidated earnings before before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation totalled €2.3m - down €5.0m on a year-on-year basis. Revenue dropped €58.4m to €245.8m.

Finpart's labels include Andrea Pfister, Cerruti, and Maska.