Year: 2012

Industry: Apparel, Footwear & Accessories, Direct-to-Consumer / E-Commerce, Specialty Retail

Service: Sell-Side M&A

Geography: North America

Financial Advisor to Sundance on Sale to Brentwood Associates

Sundance is a leading multi-channel direct marketer and specialty retailer of apparel and accessories, jewelry and home furnishings. Founded by Robert Redford in 1989 and headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company’s eclectic product offerings are predominantly exclusive and offered through its catalogs, website, retail stores and an outlet store. The company is one of several Sundance brand entities including the Sundance Channel, the Sundance Institute, Sundance Cinemas and the Sundance Resort.

Brentwood Associates acquired Sundance from existing shareholders including ACI Capital, Webster Capital and Robert Redford. Brentwood was enthusiastic about the Sundance brand, customer loyalty and identified store expansion opportunity to quickly expand the business.

  • 2012

This transaction was completed by Financo professional while employed at previous firm, prior to Raymond James’ acquisition of Financo.