Kate Spade Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Apparel/textiles Company

Kate Spade has acquired 1 company of its own. It has also divested 2 assets.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Liz Claiborne - Family of Brands to J. C. Penney Company for $268M. Kate Spade has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include apparel/textiles (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity1
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Kate Spade & Co.

2 Park Avenue,
New York, New York 10016
United States,
(212) 354-4900

Kate Spade & Company operates principally under two global, multichannel lifestyle brands: kate spade new york and Jack Spade New York. The Company’s four category pillars – women’s, men’s, children’s and home – span demographics, genders and geographies. Known for crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication, kate spade new york aims to inspire a more interesting life. The kate spade new york collection includes the Madison Avenue, Broome Street and on purpose labels. Jack Spade New York offers a timeless and versatile assortment of bags, sportswear and tailored clothing founded on the aesthetic of simple, purposeful design. The Company also owns Adelington Design Group, a private brand jewelry design and development group. Kate Spade & Co. was established in 1976 and is based in New York City.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $493M $493M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Lucky Brand Jeans 2013-12-10 225M USD Divestiture
Los Angeles, California · www.luckybrand.com
Liz Claiborne - Family of Brands 2011-10-12 268M USD Divestiture
New York, New York
Skylark Sport Marketing Corp. 2005-11-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Vista, California
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Apparel/Textiles 1 (100%) - 2 (100%) 493M (100%)
Total 1 - 2 $493M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 - 2 493M
  California 1 - 1 225M
  New York - - 1 268M
Total 1 - 2 $493M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Centerview Partners LLC
Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $493M
Largest Liz Claiborne - Family of Brands
$268M (2011-10-12)

M&A Connections

Divested to
1 (50%)
1 (50%)

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