Direct To Consumer: Specialty Retailing & E-Commerce

Accessory Place

Specialty accessory and costume jewelry retailer purchased from Federated Department Stores, Inc. Recapitalization required after company had grown to over 150 stores through a series of acquisitions.

Accessory Place

Initiated roll-up of mall based women's accessories and costume jewelry retailers, with initial acquisition of Accessory Place from Federated Department Stores, acquired Etage from private investors and Xtras from Brown Stores, Inc.

AltiTUNES

Advised AltiTUNES Partners, LP, the leading retailer of CD's, DVDs, portable electronics and accessories in airports throughout the United States to InMotion Pictures.

April Cornell

Represented this 106 door U.S.-Canadian retailer and arranged the sale of its secured debt.

Art Link, Inc.

The leading source for the international young art market, operating ArtLink.com, a leading Internet forum for the young art market, and various annual international exhibitions and auctions and the ArtLink Sotheby's International Young Art Program.

Ashley Stewart Stores

Initial institutional financing for specialty retailer of women's plus-size clothing and accessories focused on ethnic markets.

Atlantic Furniture Inc.

Advised this Formica furniture retailer during its Chapter 11 reorganization process.

Bicycle Exchange, Inc./Bikes USA

Completed a Series A preferred stock private placement which allowed one of the ten largest specialty bicycle retailers in the United States begin an east coast roll out of its BIKES USA superstore format. Assisted the company obtain an asset-based debt facility.

Bicycle Exchange, Inc./Bikes USA

Completed a Series B preferred stock private placement which allowed one of the ten largest specialty bicycle retailers in the United States begin an east coast roll out of its BIKES USA superstore format. Assisted the company obtain an asset-based debt facility.

Bishop Estate

Represented subordinated creditor as member of the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in the Chapter XI bankruptcy proceedings for Best Products Company, Inc., a catalogue showroom retailer with over $1.8 billion in sales.

* Indicates transactions were completed by Avalon Net Worth senior executives while employed at previous firms

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