Bruun & Hjejle advises L Catterton on its acquisition of a majority stake in the fashion brand Ganni22.12.2017
Founded in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2000, Ganni (www.ganni.com) is a leading advanced contemporary fashion brand offering differentiated women’s ready-to-wear clothing. Ganni is one of the fastest growing brands in the global apparel space and has established an international presence through its 21 owned stores and more than 400 premium retailers in 20 countries including Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the UK, Germany and the US. The brand has significant digital exposure and a unique style endorsed by key fashion opinion leaders and embraced by a quickly growing base of loyal customers.
With over $14 billion of equity capital across six fund strategies in 17 offices globally, L Catterton (www.lcatterton.com) is the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm in the world. L Catterton's team of more than 160 investment and operating professionals partners with management teams around the world to implement strategic plans to foster growth, leveraging deep category insight, operational excellence, and a broad thought partnership network. Since 1989, the firm has made over 200 investments in leading consumer brands. Past investments in the fashion space include SMCP (Sandro Maje Claudie Pierlot), ba&sh, Pepe Jeans, GANT, Charles & Keith, Gentle Monster, Rhone and Giuseppe Zanotti.
L Catterton was formed through the partnership of Catterton, LVMH and Groupe Arnault.
Bruun & Hjejle acted as legal adviser to L Catterton.
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Jesper Schultz Larsen, partner, +45 30 18 87 42