Transactions

  • October 30, 2017 - Roberta Roller Rabbit has been sold to an investor group

    Avalon Net Worth has identified an investor group for the acquistion of Roberta Roller Rabbit... 

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  • March 31, 2017 - Atlantic Street Capital portfolio's company, Alex Apparel Group, Inc., have acquired Sally Lou Fashions

    Avalon Net Worth has identified a strategic target company for Atlantic Street Capital and its portfolio company, Alex Apparel Group, to aquire... 

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  • March 02, 2017 - ANW has advised on the sale of Jaclyn, Inc. (OTCMKTS:JCLY), to an affiliate of Golden Touch Imports, Inc.

    Jaclyn, Inc. (OTCMKTS:JCLY), a $175 million (revenues) multi-line fashion and accessory firm, has been sold to an affiliate of Golden Touch Imports, Inc. ... 

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  • February 27, 2017 - Molli Partners LLC has sold its four shoe brands to Teshoeque LLC

    Molli Partners LLC has completed a sale of it's major brands to Teshoeque LLC... 

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Noteworthy

  • October 17, 2017 - Global Private Wealth Dallas Forum on Macroeconomics

    At the 2017 GPW Dallas Forum our Co-CEO, Lynda Davey, spoke alongside other prominent industry executives regarding the current

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  • July 25, 2017 - Retail Summer School at Columbia Business School

    Richard Jaffe, a Managing Director at Avalon, along with Shoptalk, will host the 9th Annual Retail Summer School at

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  • May 10, 2017 - Retail’s Private Equity Legacy: Big Debt, Big Problems

    In an article published by WWD magazine our Co-CEO, Jack Hendler, shares his insight on Private Equity in the

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  • April 04, 2017 - Why Millennials and Mid-Market Firms Are a Fashion Match

    Apparel magazine published an article where our Co-CEO, Jack Hendler, discusses Milennials and Retail...    Read More...

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Specialty Retail Companies - How to Find Winning Opportunitie

(New York Business Forum Conference Center) - If you or any colleagues are interested in how venture and buyout investors are currently looking at retail companies, you may have an interest in "Specialty Retail Companies - How to Find Winning Opportunities", a New York Business Forum presentation on Tuesday, October 22nd from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. Avalon Group, Ltd., a leading private investment-banking firm providing middle market companies with in-depth investment banking services, has joined with the New York Business Forums to create this program where you can meet investors and other executives exploring these issues. While not profiting by the forum, we at Avalon wanted to alert you to this timely opportunity.

As moderator of the forum, Lynda Davey is being joined by some of the most active retail and consumer product investors as well as other prominent experts in the field. Speakers will include Timothy Hartnett, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Robert Kenzer, Chairman, Kenzer Corp., David Kim, Principal, Saunders Karp & Megrue, William Mayer, President and CEO, Wells Fargo Retail Finance, and Richard Perkal, Senior Managing Director, Bear Stearns Merchant Banking Partners LP. The program will cover topics including the following:

Whether low prices on public retail companies mean there are more buyout opportunities
Strategies for retailing executives for finding the right investors
Resources for identifying sources of debt and mezzanine financing
Retail investing pitfalls investors should avoid
Successful investors will also share their views about reasons for investing in retail, differences in various retailing sectors and retail executives, and approaches to compensation and ownership. There will be several Q&A sessions as well as informal one-on-one discussions where you can become acquainted with participants.

Registration for the "Specialty Retail Companies – How to Find Winning Opportunities" forum is through New York Business Forums, Inc., a leading producer of exclusive seminars. We are sure you will find this event a unique and valuable opportunity to learn more about how venture and buyout investors look at the retail industry.

New York Business Forums, Inc.
Founded in 1983, New York Business Forums Inc. is famous for fostering interaction among finance industry professionals through educational networking forums such as its New York Venture Group and New York Capital Roundtable. In recent months their focus has been on their unique MasterClass Forums and Workshops, which are half-day, invitation-only seminars on very specific subjects for small, exclusive audiences. They usually consist of two intensive one-hour-long panel discussions or technical presentations, with Q&A and networking before and after. Speakers are always prominent figures in their fields.