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Examples of "towerbrook"
TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P. (TowerBrook) is an investment management firm headquartered in London and New York City. The firm pursues private equity and structured opportunities strategies and by the end of June 2016 had raised approximately $9.4 billion from investors.
Pindar is currently a member of TowerBrook Capital Partners' senior advisory board.
The TowerBrook Foundation is a charitable organization set up by the partners of the firm in 2006. Its primary focus is on supporting young people not in education, employment or training in the communities in which TowerBrook operates. Since 2006 the TowerBrook Foundation has provided resources in cash and kind to help charities such as City Year and other organizations directly engaged in this objective.
In 2015 TowerBrook acquired a premier national retailer of misses, petite, tall and women's clothing, J.Jill, from Golden Gate Capital.
The firm is led by Neal Moszkowski and Ramez Sousou, former co-heads of Soros Private Equity Partners (SPEP). They are co-CEOs of TowerBrook and are based in New York and London respectively.
Choo sold his 50% share in the Jimmy Choo company to Equinox Luxury Holdings Ltd. in 2001. Lion Capital acquired a majority shareholding in November 2004, and the company was sold in 2007 to TowerBrook Capital Partners for £225 million. In 2011 it was sold to Labelux (which was integrated into its parent company, JAB Holding Company in July 2014) for £525.5 million.
On March 16, Chairman Dave Checketts announced he was putting up for sale his 20% stake in the franchise and the Scottrade Center. TowerBrook Capital Partners owns 70% and other minority investors (including a local beer distributor Tom Stillman) own the other 10%.
Potential buyers for the bank included Virgin Money, National Australia Bank, NBNK, Santander, Blackstone, Tesco, TowerBrook, Yorkshire Building Society and Coventry Building Society. Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling had stated that he was in no "hurry" to return the bank to the private sector.
Gareth is a non-Executive Director and RemCo Chairman of Julius Bär Holding Limited, Switzerland's leading, dedicated wealth manager. He also serves on the Senior Advisory Board of TowerBrook Capital Partners (TCP), a successful New York and London based investment firm.
From 2001, when TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P. (then a subsidiary of Soros Fund Management LLC) launched its first fund, through June 2016, the firm raised a total of $9.4 billion from investors in four private equity funds and one structured opportunities fund, and invested in 45 companies across a range of sectors in Europe and the US.
J. Choo Limited was bought by private equity group Equinox in 2001, who began a ten-year store opening programme which continued under the ownership of Lion Capital from 2004 and TowerBrook Capital Partners LP from 2007. In 2011, J. Choo Limited was acquired by Labelux, the fashion holdings arm of JAB Holdings, which was renamed JAB Luxury in July 2014.
In February 2007, BevMo! was acquired by TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P., a New York- and London-based private equity firm. With the acquisition, Bannus Hudson retired as CEO—to replace him, TowerBrook brought in Jim Simpson. In February 2009, Alan Johnson was made CEO and he named Charlotte Russe's Dan Carter as CFO and Bare Escentuals' Maria Devries as head of operations. Johnson, a native of Australia, was initially hired as a consultant by TowerBrook to assess BevMo! as an acquisition, and he "fell in love with the company"; by November he was reportedly driving a black BMW with a personalized license plate reading "I ♥ BEVMO" ("I [heart] BevMo"). In September 2009, Johnson reported annual sales of the 1,600-employee company to be "well over" $500 million—a record year. Johnson noted that the introduction of the custom blended and packaged "Vineyard Partners", BevMo!'s private wine label, was a "significant" fraction of sales. Johnson said that the company would be expanding into other states, and that the ideal store would be a location sited on a corner with of street frontage, dedicated parking, and upscale demographics. Johnson said that about 17 employees work at the average store.
Bernard is the chairman of Kingfisher plc since June 2009, having been deputy chairman since May 2006. He is president of Provestis, his own investment company, and since January 2010, chairman of MAF Retail Group, Dubai. He is senior advisor of TowerBrook Capital Partners since October 2010. He is a non-executive director of Capgemini, and honorary chairman of the HEC Business School Foundation in Paris and a member of HEC's advisory board.
TowerBrook’s private equity strategy is to pursue control-oriented investments in large and mid-market companies, principally on a proprietary basis and often in situations characterized by complexity. The firm’s structured opportunities universe includes multiple asset classes, from stressed and distressed debt instruments in both primary and secondary markets to structured equity and structured assets. TowerBrook does not consider investing in armaments, tobacco, sexual exploitation and unregulated gambling.
Following his departure from Capita in February 2014, Pindar became chairman of Independent Clinical Services (ICS) in June 2014 following its acquisition by TowerBrook from Blackstone. He has also invested and joined the board of a number of smaller businesses. He backed the MBO of International Travel Connections (ITC), a luxury travel business, and became chairman in August 2014. This was to allow the existing family shareholders to reduce their stakes and to support future acquisitions.
Rave Cinemas, LLC was formed in late 2009 by TowerBrook Capital Partners and investors Lambert Media Group and Charles B Moss, Jr. Rave Cinemas then acquired four properties, corporate infrastructure and leadership, and the Rave Motion Pictures brand from Boston Ventures owned Rave Reviews Cinemas, LLC (RRC). RRC continues to own 21 other properties which will operate under the "Rave Motion Pictures" branding under a management services agreement with Rave Cinemas, LLC. Concurrently with the RRC acquisition, Rave Cinemas, LLC, purchased the business operations and real estate of 35 properties owned by National Amusements, Inc. (NAI), parent company of Viacom and CBS Corporation. The former NAI assets were rebranded "Rave Motions Pictures" in the second quarter of 2010.
True Religion was purchased by TowerBrook Capital Partners on May 10, 2013. That provided shareholders a 52% premium to True Religion’s share price on Oct. 9, 2012, the day before the company announced it was exploring strategic alternatives. The stock had fallen 40% in 2012 up to Oct. 9, 2012, due to a poor Christmas period in 2011 and worries that a shrinking number of shoppers were willing to purchase True Religion's high priced jeans. Forbes magazine also noted that over the prior three years, True Religion shares had gained just 11.6% while shares in comparable luxury-goods companies VF Corporation, Ralph Lauren Corporation, and PVH Corp. had all more than doubled in value during the period.
When the British Government nationalised the bank, they noted that it was to be a temporary measure, and one of their aims was to eventually return the bank back to the private sector. On 26 April 2009, "The Times" suggested that the Government would sell Northern Rock by the end of 2009. Potential buyers included Virgin Money, National Australia Bank, Santander, Blackstone and TowerBrook. "The Times" noted that a British supermarket chain, Tesco, was interested in buying parts of the bank. It is thought that adviser Credit Suisse examined the plans to split the bank into 2 parts, to separate the most toxic loans and assets into a "bad bank". In May 2009 the EU demanded more information about the split. Another possibility was a bond debt buyback.
Amid several questionable personnel moves and an unstable ownership situation, the Blues finished the 2005–06 season with their worst record in 27 years. They missed the playoffs for only the fourth time in franchise history. Moreover, for the first time in club history, the normally excellent support seen by St. Louisans began to fade away, with crowds normally numbering around 12,000, a far cry from the team's normal high (about 18,000 in a 19,500 seat arena). Wal-Mart heir Nancy Walton Laurie and her husband Bill purchased the Blues in 1999. On June 17, 2005, the Lauries announced that they would sell the team. Bill Laurie, a former point guard at Memphis State University, had long desired to buy and move a National Basketball Association (NBA) team to St. Louis (coming close to achieving this in 1999, with an unsuccessful attempt to purchase the then-Vancouver Grizzlies), and it was thought that this desire caused him to neglect the Blues. On September 29, 2005, it was announced that the Lauries had signed an agreement to sell the Blues to SCP Worldwide, a consulting and investment group headed by former Madison Square Garden President Dave Checketts. On November 14, 2005, the Blues announced that SCP Worldwide had officially withdrawn from negotiations to buy the team. On December 27, 2005, it was announced that the Blues had signed a letter of intent to exclusively negotiate with General Sports and Entertainment, LLC. However, after the period of exclusivity, SCP entered the picture again. On March 24, 2006, the Lauries completed the sale of the Blues and the lease to the Savvis Center to SCP and TowerBrook Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity firm. The Blues are currently the only team in the four major North American sports (ice hockey, basketball, baseball, and American football) to be owned by a private equity firm.