Year: 2016

Industry: Apparel, Footwear & Accessories

Service: Sell-Side M&A

Geography: North America

Exclusive Financial Advisor on Sale of Bag Bar to Kate Spade

D.H. Deesigns LLC, founded by Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger, turned to Financo as an advisor to find a strategic partner for Bag Bar, an accessories brand offering a patented system of handbag customization and personalization.

Financo leveraged its familiarity with certain potential acquirors to create a partnership with Kate Spade. Kate Spade, a multichannel lifestyle brand known for color, prints and playful sophistication, will utilize the Bag Bar system to strengthen its core handbag business.

  • 2016

This transaction was completed prior to Raymond James’ acquisition of Financo.