NICHOLAS KIRKWOOD / Initiated the transaction and advised LVMH on acquisition of majority stake


VENSETTE / Sale of a minority stake to a private investor


BYREDO / Sale of the company to Manzanita Capital


TRAVELZOO / Advised Travelzoo on the acquisition of Travesse, a luxury hotel internet booking company


BENEFIT COSMETICS / Advised the founding shareholders on the sale of their remaining stake to LVMH


DELVAUX / Sale of majority stake to Fung Brands


MAIYET / Advised founding shareholders on business plan and development issues


DALER – ROWNEY / Advised company and shareholders on management buyout by Electra Partners


MOYNAT / Sale of brand and associated archives


LANVIN / Advised private family trust on investment in Lanvin


DEVI KROELL / Sale of significant minority stake to private investor


CÉLINE / Assisted the company in structuring partnership terms with new designer


BROWN FORMAN / Sale of UK jewellery mail-order subsidiary Brooks & Bentley


COURRÈGES / Assisted couture house on corporate development issues


SKINKLINIC / Assisted New York-based medical spa on discussion with potential strategic partners


SIGERSON MORRISON / Sale of the New York-based shoe company to Marc Fisher group


THEO FENNELL/ Assisted company on corporate development issues and funding options


BONHAMS / Sale of LVMH’s 49.9% stake in the 3rd largest auction house worldwide to Bonhams Brooks


MYLA / Assisted lingerie brand with strategic development and growth capital raising


CHRISTIAN LACROIX / Sale of couture house to US-based Falic group