Recent assignments

CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA / Advised the company on majority investment by Onward Luxury Group

SACHAJUAN / Advised company and shareholders on investment by Unilever Ventures

TOM DIXON / Sale of the company to NEO Investment Partners

PAUL POIRET / Sale of brand and associated archives to Shinsegae International

LE LABO  / Sale of the company to Estée Lauder

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