Year: 2014

Industry: Home Furnishings & Décor, Specialty Retail

Service: Sell-Side M&A

Geography: North America

Exclusive Financial Advisor on Sale of Design Within Reach to Herman Miller

Design Within Reach, the leading multichannel retailer and source for the best in authentic modern design, hired Financo to facilitate a sale. Through a robust auction led by Financo, the result was Herman Miller acquiring Design Within Reach and becoming the new partner for management to leverage its leading position in the market.

“Financo’s thoughtful advice and methodical execution were critical in our achieving an outstanding result in this transaction. Financo’s expertise in positioning both high growth specialty retailers and home furnishing businesses generated significant interest in our business, and their ability to drive a tight process through to completion led to a phenomenal outcome for shareholders and a perfect partner for our next stage of growth.”

– John Edelman, CEO and John McPhee, President, Design Within Reach, Inc.

  • 2014

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