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Private Equity Firm JH Partners Sells RLJ Entertainment Stake to AMC Networks

MarketersMEDIA | April 5, 2018

JH Partners LLC, a leading private equity firm, announced the sale of its stake in RLJ Entertainment Inc. (RLJE) to AMC Networks.


Greats Raises $10 Million in Series B Round of Financing

WWD | May 4, 2017

The $10 million in Series B round financing will help the sneaker company build out experiential retail concepts.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


JH Partners sells CHEFS catalog to Target

PR Newswire March 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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