Investment Summary

Ares Private Equity Group Invests In WHP Global

On March 8, 2023, private equity firm Ares Private Equity Group invested in apparel/textiles company WHP Global

Investment Highlights
  • This is Ares Private Equity Group’s 1st transaction in the Apparel/Textiles sector.
  • This is Ares Private Equity Group’s 79th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Ares Private Equity Group’s 8th transaction in New York.

Investment Summary

Date 2023-03-08
Target WHP Global
Sector Apparel/Textiles
Investor(s) Ares Private Equity Group
Deal Type Growth Capital
Advisor(s) Kirkland & Ellis (Legal)

Target

WHP Global

New York, New York, United States
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WHP Global acquires and manages consumer brands. The Company seeks out and acquires global consumer brands across all category verticals, and then focuses on building those brands in high-growth distribution channels including digital commerce platforms, product licensing, and through global expansion. WHP Global was founded in 2019 and is based in New York, New York.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Ares Private Equity Group

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2003
PE ASSETS 20.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Ares Private Equity Group is the private equity arm of Ares Management, a global alternative asset manager. The Ares Private Equity Group specializes in opportunistic majority/shared control investments in under-capitalized middle-market companies. Ares looks for companies with strong franchises and attractive growth opportunities. The Group prefers to be the lead investor and will invest across the capital structure, including common equity, preferred equity, convertible equity/debt and senior debt. Areas of interest include business services, defense, healthcare, manufacturing, industrial, energy and consumer products and services. Ares Private Equity Group was formed in 2003 and is based in Los Angeles, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 93 of 96
Sector (Apparel/Textiles) 1 of 1
Type (Growth Capital) 12 of 14
State (New York) 8 of 8
Country (United States) 79 of 82
Year (2023) 1 of 4
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