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Brentwood Receives FTC Approval to Buy J.McLaughlin

Palladin|Nov. 6, 2015

Brentwood Associates has agreed to acquire Sea Island Clothiers Holding Inc., a preppy clothing retailer better known as J.McLaughlin, according to a person familiar with the situation.

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Draper James, Reese Witherspoon’s Southern Inspired Lifestyle Brand, Raises $10 Million in Series B Financing

PRNewswire|Oct. 5, 2015

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Draper James, a Southern inspired retail brand founded by Reese Witherspoon, today announced the closing of its Series B financing in the amount of $10 million. The round was led by Forerunner Ventures, the venture capital firm leading the way in defining a new generation of commerce, with participation from Stone Canyon Industries and existing investor JH Partners.

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Reese Witherspoon’s retail brand Draper James just raised $10 million

Fortune|Oct. 2, 2015

It seems like celebrity and retail go hand in hand these days. From Jessica Simpson and her eponymous billion dollar empire to Jessica Alba’s unicorn startup Honest Company, the examples of female celebrities-turned-entrepreneurs abound. The latest star to join those ranks is Reese Witherspoon, with her launch of Southern-inspired brand Draper James back in May.

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JH Partners part-exits Alex & Ani to Lion Capital after two-year holding

AltAssets|Dec. 9, 2014

San Franscisco-based private equity house JH Partners is believed to have sold a 20 per cent stake in jewellery business Alex & Ani to UK buyout house Lion Capital.

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JH Partners sells part of stake in jewelry company Alex & Ani

Reuters | Dec 8, 2014

JH Partners has sold part of its ownership in jewelry company Alex & Ani, the private equity firm said on Monday. San Francisco-based JH Partners, which acquired a 40 percent stake in 2012, sold half of its holding to British buyout firm Lion Capital LLP.

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JH Partners Sells CHEFS Catalog To Target

PR NewswireMarch 14, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — JH Partners, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in investing growth capital in consumer-focused companies, today announced it has agreed to sell its portfolio company CHEFS Catalog to Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT).  Financial terms of the transaction, which is expected to close within 30 days, were not disclosed.

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Gap opens first store in Uruguay with Neutral Duty Free

The Moodie ReportDecember 13, 2012

URUGUAY. Gap Inc, in partnership with leading travel retailer Neutral Duty Free, has opened its first stand-alone store in Uruguay.

Located within Punta Carretas Shopping Center in Montevideo, the capital city of Uruguay, the 700sq m outlet is also the first store to open in Mercosur, Neutral Duty Free CEO Enrique Urioste told The Moodie Report.

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Lifestyle Brand Alex and Ani Receives Growth Investment from JH Partners

PR NewswireOctober 23, 2012

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Alex and Ani, LLC, a rapidly growing lifestyle brand and specialty retailer, today announced that JH Partners, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in investing growth capital in consumer-focused companies, has acquired an interest in the company.  Financial terms were not disclosed, although the investment is believed to be one of the largest in its category this year.

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