M&A Deal Summary

Full Guard Capital Acquires Iconix Brand Group

On June 11, 2021, private equity firm Full Guard Capital acquired apparel/textiles company Iconix Brand Group for 585M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Full Guard Capital’s 1st transaction in the Apparel/Textiles sector.
  • This is Full Guard Capital’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Full Guard Capital’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Full Guard Capital’s 1st transaction in New York.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-06-11
Target Iconix Brand Group
Sector Apparel/Textiles
Buyer(s) Full Guard Capital
Deal Type Going Private
Deal Value 585M USD
Advisor(s) Ducera Partners LLC (Financial)
Dechert (Legal)

Target

Iconix Brand Group

New York, New York, United States
website
Iconix Brand Group is a brand management company and owner of a diversified portfolio of global consumer brands across women’s, men’s, entertainment, and home. The Company’s business strategy is to maximize the value of its brands primarily through strategic licenses and joint venture partnerships around the world, as well as to grow the portfolio of brands through strategic acquisitions. Iconix Brand Group was formed in 1978 and is based in New York City.

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DESCRIPTION

Full Guard Capital is a private investment firm that invests in lower-middle market, family founder, management-owned businesses. Full Guard Capital seeks to invest in companies with up to $20 million in revenue and $1 to $6 million of EBITDA. The Firm primarily partners with US companies operating in the government services, industrial manufacturing, engineered services and niche business services sectors. Full Guard Capital was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 7
Sector (Apparel/Textiles) 1 of 1
Type (Going Private) 1 of 1
State (New York) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 7
Year (2021) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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