October 27, 2016 11:22 AM ET

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Company Overview of Brentwood Associates, Inc.

Company Overview

Brentwood Associates, Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in investments in middle market growth companies. The firm invests in management buyouts, industry consolidations, recapitalizations, PIPEs, later stage, and growth capital transactions. It invests in consumer-related businesses including action lifestyle products, food and beverage, business services, consumer good, branded consumer products and services, direct marketing including direct mail and e-commerce, distribution, education, health, wellness, marketing services, restaurants, accessories, apparel, specialty media, specialized consumer services, internet retail, catalog retail, value-added distribution, and specialty re...

11150 Santa Monica Boulevard

Suite 1200

Los Angeles, CA 90025

United States

Founded in 1972





Key Executives for Brentwood Associates, Inc.

Co-Founder, Partner, and Managing Member
Age: 62
Age: 44
Age: 65
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Brentwood Associates, Inc. Key Developments

Sundance Reportedly Hires Lazard To Seek Sale

Sundance Holdings Group, LLC is working with Lazard Ltd to explore a sale of the company, according to people familiar with the matter. Sundance could be valued at as much as $300 million, the sources said. Sundance, Brentwood Associates, Inc. and Lazard declined to comment.

Brentwood Reportedly Plans to Acquire J. Mclaughlin

Brentwood Associates Private Equity V, L.P. managed by Brentwood Associates, Inc. has agreed to acquire J. Mclaughlin, Inc., according to a person familiar with the situation. The deal also received antitrust regulatory approval, according to a filing with the Federal Trade Commission. It's expected to close before the end of this month, the person added. J. Mclaughlin, Inc. had been put up for sale recently, and attracted a lot of interested buyers, according to other people with knowledge of the deal. In 2011 J.McLaughlin sold a majority stake to JH Partners LLC; Palladin Consumer Retail Partners, LLC; and Highland Consumer Fund I, L.P. Suffolk Equity Partners Management, LLC is also a backer. The recent auction for J.McLaughlin was for a majority stake in the company, and most of its current backers were expected to sell their positions in the retailer, said one of the people.

Brentwood Mulls Acquisitions

Brentwood Associates, Inc. is seeking acquisitions. Eric Reiter, partner at Brentwood, commented, "We will continue to support the company's growth in such areas as product innovation, catalog and digital marketing, operational excellence across its global distribution and fulfillment platform, and strategic acquisitions." "We believe that the company has created an extraordinary platform for continued organic and acquisition driven growth," Bill Barnum, partner at Brentwood and co-founder of Brentwood, said.

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