Investment Summary

Exits RTW Retailwinds

On October 7, 2004, invested in retailer RTW Retailwinds from Irving Place Capital

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Retail sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in New York.
Investment Fate
  • RTW Retailwinds was sold to a strategic buyer in 2020.

Investment Summary

Date 2004-10-07
Target RTW Retailwinds
Sector Retail
Sellers(s) Irving Place Capital
Deal Type IPO

Target

RTW Retailwinds

New York, New York, United States
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RTW Retailwinds is a specialty retailer of women's wear-to-work and weekend casual apparel and accessories. RTW Retailwinds is based in New York, New York.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Irving Place Capital

New York, New York, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1997
PE ASSETS 4.4B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Irving Place Capital (formerly Bear Stearns Merchant Banking) is an independent private equity firm focused on making investments in middle-market companies located in North America and Western Europe. Irving primarily looks for opportunities in the retail, financial services, consumer products and packaging sectors, but will also consider investments in other traditional and service based businesses such as restaurants, transportation/logistics, healthcare, energy, and industrial products/services. The Firm's target investment size is $50 to $250 million of equity capital and EBITDA in excess of $7 million. Prospective transaction situations include traditional management buyouts, growth capital financings, divestitures, consolidations, and recapitalizations. Irving Place is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 38
Sector (Retail) 1 of 6
Type (IPO) 3 of 7
State (New York) 2 of 6
Country (United States) 6 of 31
Year (2004) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-04-01 Aearo Technologies

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Aearo is a global leader in the hearing, eye, face, head and respiratory protection segments of the global personal protection equipment market. Aearo manufactures and sells hearing protection devices, communication headsets, prescription and non-prescription safety eyewear, face shields, reusable and disposable respirators, fall protection equipment, hard hats and first aid kits in more than 70 countries.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2005-06-28 7 For All Mankind

Rancho Dominguez, California, United States

7 For All Mankind LLC is a designer and marketer of premium denim and related apparel. 7 For All Mankind sells its products through high-end department stores and fashion boutiques throughout the United States, as well as internationally through exclusive distributors.

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