Investment Summary

Exits Urban Brands

On October 27, 2010, invested in retailer Urban Brands from Trimaran Capital Partners

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Retail sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in New Jersey.

Investment Summary

Date 2010-10-27
Target Urban Brands
Sector Retail
Sellers(s) Trimaran Capital Partners
Deal Type Trade Sale

Target

Urban Brands

Secaucus, New Jersey, United States
website
Urban Brands, Inc. is a specialty apparel retailer that focuses on urban customers. Urban Brands operates Ashley Stewart, a 215 store chain that sells plus-sized apparel principally in urban markets throughout the United States.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Trimaran Capital Partners

New York, New York, United States

Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1998
PE ASSETS 3.1B USD
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Trimaran Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity investor. The Firm seeks long-term capital appreciation by making privately negotiated equity or equity-oriented investments in niche middle-market companies. Trimaran generally looks to invest $25 to $100 million of equity in transactions ranging in value from $100 million to $1 billion. Sectors of interest include business services, financial services, energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and media. Trimaran Capital Partners was formed in 1998 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 9
Sector (Retail) 1 of 1
Type (Trade Sale) 1 of 1
State (New Jersey) 1 of 2
Country (United States) 4 of 9
Year (2010) 1 of 2
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