Brentwood Associates Acquires Marshall Retail Group

Brentwood Associates

Brentwood Associates announced that it has acquired Marshall Retail Group, a leading specialty retailer for high-foot-traffic marketplaces with locations in major casino-hotels and airports across the United States. Chief Executive Officer Michael C. Wilkins will continue to lead the business going forward.

Steve Moore, partner at Brentwood Associates, said, “Marshall Retail Group has assembled a truly best-in-class management team who have generated growth and created a corporate culture that ensures future success. We look forward to working closely with Michael and his leadership team to build on their impressive track record.”

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Brentwood Associates Acquires Specialty Retailer Marshall Retail Group to Fund Continued GrowthYahoo! Finance
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Brentwood Associates Acquires Marshall Retail GroupLos Angeles Business Journal
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Private equity firm to acquire speciality retailer Marshall Retail GroupThe Moodie Report

VP of Marketing for Zoës Kitchen to speak on PRweek webcast

zoes_kitchen logoRachel Phillips-Luther, vice president of Marketing at Zoës Kitchen, will be one of three featured speakers June 18 on a PRweek webcast titled “The ABCs of IPO Communications.” The webcast will provide answers to questions that have confused communicators in the space – both on the agency side and in-house.

Zoës Kitchen is a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based Brentwood Associates, a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm with over $650 million of capital under management and a thirty-one year history of investing in leading middle-market growth companies.

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The ABCs of IPO Communications

June 10th, 2014|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , |

Brentwood's Barnum among top private equity investors

Bill Barnum

Bill Barnum

Bill Barnum, partner and co-founder of Brentwood Associates, has been named one of the most influential private equity investors in the April 7, 2014 issue of the Los Angeles Business Journal.

“He has made a science of spotting lesser known consumer concepts with staying power and turning them into more profitable power house brands, increasing demand with fine-tuned marketing and broader distribution,” states the special report.

Barnum, who has been with the firm for 29 years, began the company’s private equity practice in 1984. He serves as Director of Lazy Dog, K-Mac Holdings, Sundance Holding Company, Veggie Grill and Zoës Kitchen.

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Most influential private equity investors in L.A. County

April 8th, 2014|Categories: Client News|Tags: , |

Brentwood Associates acquires 21 Taco Bell franchises

Brentwood AssociatesK-MAC Holdings Corp., owned by Brentwood Associates, has acquired 21 Taco Bell restaurants from Ricksim Inc., a franchisee that operates Taco Bell restaurants in the Oklahoma City market, as reported by QSR magazine.

“We are privileged to be able to continue to support the growth of a great company in K-MAC and a fantastic brand in Taco Bell,” says Rahul Aggarwal, managing director at Brentwood Associates.

Brentwood Associates is a consumer-focused Los Angeles-based private equity investment firm, which made its initial investment in K-MAC in March 2011.

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Brentwood Associates acquires 21 Taco Bell franchises

April 7th, 2014|Categories: Client News|Tags: , , , , |