Starter - Ownership and Business Overview


Starter Ownership

Who owns Starter?

Starter is owned by Iconix Brand Group. It was acquired on November 15, 2008.

Starter Business Overview

Where is Starter headquartered?

Starter is headquartered in United States.

What sector is Starter in?

Starter is an apparel/textiles company.

Apparel/textiles M&A Summary in 2008

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, apparel/textiles ranked 25 in number of deals in 2008. The largest apparel/textiles acquisition in 2008 was Gant AB - which was acquired by Maus Frères SA for $676M.

Join Mergr to view all 64 acquisitions of apparel/textiles companies in 2008, including 31 acquisitions by private equity firms, and 33 by strategics.


United States,

Founded in 1971, Starter pioneered the league licensed apparel business and is currently licensed to several manufacturer/wholesalers selling primarily to Wal-Mart in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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