Liz Claiborne has bought Mexx Group B.V, a privately held fashion apparel and accessories company, for around 300m euros ($264m). The transaction is expected to close by the end of May. Based in the Netherlands, Mexx Group designs and markets a wide range of merchandise for women, men and children under the Mexx brand name. Mexx products are sold via wholesale and retail formats in more than 40 countries in Europe, the Asia Pacific region, Canada and the Middle East. Mexx had sales of 382m Euros in 2000.