Iconix Brand Group - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

Apparel/textilesCompany

Iconix Brand Group M&A Summary

Iconix Brand Group has acquired 8 companies of its own. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Iconix Brand Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Umbro for $225M. Iconix Brand Group has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (72%) and business services (15%).

Iconix Brand Group Ownership

Who owns Iconix Brand Group?

Iconix Brand Group is owned by Full Guard Capital. It was acquired on June 11, 2021.

Is Iconix Brand Group PE-backed?

Yes. Iconix Brand Group is owned by private equity investor Full Guard Capital.

Iconix Brand Group Business Overview

Where is Iconix Brand Group headquartered?

Iconix Brand Group is headquartered in New York, New York.

What is Iconix Brand Group’s revenue?

Iconix Brand Group disclosed revenue of 109M USD for 2020 and 149M USD for 2019.

What sector is Iconix Brand Group in?

Iconix Brand Group is an apparel/textiles company.

When was Iconix Brand Group founded?

Iconix Brand Group was founded in 1978.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

Iconix Brand Group

Iconix Brand Group, Inc.

1450 Broadway, 3rd floor,
New York, New York 10018
United States,
(212) 730-0030
www.iconixbrand.com

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 7 - - - - - 7
vol $528M $528M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Peanuts Worldwide LLC 2017-05-10 - Divestiture
New York, New York · www.peanuts.com
Iconix Brand Group, Inc. - Strawberry Shortcake 2017-05-10 - Divestiture
New York, New York
The Sharper Image 2016-12-30 - Divestiture
Walnut Creek, California · www.sharperimage.com
American Greetings Corp - Strawberry Shortcake Brand And Related Assets 2015-03-04 105M USD Divestiture
, United States
Lee Cooper Group Ltd. 2013-02-20 72M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.leecooper.com
Umbro plc 2012-10-24 225M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cheadle, United Kingdom · www.umbro.com
The Sharper Image 2011-10-27 66M USD Add-on Acquisition
Walnut Creek, California · www.sharperimage.com
Hardy Way LLC 2009-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Culver City, California
Starter 2008-11-15 60M USD Add-on Acquisition
, United States
Joe Boxer Company LLC 2005-07-25 - Acquisition Financing
New York, New York · www.joeboxer.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 5 (71%) 357M (68%) - -
Consumer Products 1 (14%) 66M (12%) 1 (33%) -
Media - - 2 (67%) -
Business Services 1 (14%) 105M (20%) - -
Total 7 $528M 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 231M 3 -
  California 2 66M 1 -
  New York 1 - 2 -
United Kingdom 2 297M - -
Domestic 5 (71%) 231M (44%) 3 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (29%) 297M (56%) - -
Total 7 $528M 3 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $330M
< $100M 3 $198M
TOTAL $528M
Largest Umbro plc
$225M (2012-10-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
43%
3 (43%)
Strategic(s)
43%
3 (43%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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