M&A Deal Summary

The Children s Place Acquires Gym-Mark

On March 2, 2019, The Children's Place, Inc. acquired retail company Gym-Mark, Inc. for 76M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is The Children s Place’s 1st transaction in the Retail sector.
  • This is The Children s Place’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is The Children s Place’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is The Children s Place’s 1st transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-03-02
Target Gym-Mark, Inc.
Sector Retail
Buyer(s) The Children's Place, Inc.
Deal Type Special Situations/Distressed
Deal Value 76M USD

Target

Gym-Mark, Inc.

Dixon, California, United States
website
Gymboree is a specialty retailer of brands offer unique, high-quality products delivered with personalized customer service.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

The Children's Place, Inc.

Secaucus, New Jersey, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1969
SectorRetail
Employees3,600
Revenue 1.5B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

The Children's Place is a pure-play children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America. The Company designs, contracts to manufacture, sells and licenses to sell fashionable, high-quality merchandise at value prices, primarily under the proprietary “The Children’s Place”, "Place" and "Baby Place" brand names. The Children's Place was founded in 1969 and is based in Secaucus, New Jersey.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Retail) 1 of 1
Type (Special Situations/Distressed) 1 of 1
State (California) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2019) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1