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March 31, 2015 4:56 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC

Company Overview

Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC designs, manufactures, and distributes footwear and handbags for women. It offers footwear, including shoes, sandals, wedges, flats, sneakers, pumps, boots and booties, evening and bridal, baby, and other shoes. The company also provides handbags and accessories. It offers its products through its boutiques and stores; high-end department and specialty stores; and online in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York. It operates retail stores in New York, Beverly Hills, Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas, and Palm Beach. Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Nine West Holdings, Inc.

625 Madison Avenue

3rd Floor

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 1986

Phone:

212-750-2555

Fax:

212-582-6388

Key Executives for Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Global President
Age: 48
Founder and Executive Chairman
Executive Vice President of US Wholesale
Chief Global Digital and E-Commerce Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC Key Developments

Brown Shoe reportedly in hunt to acquire Stuart Weitzman

Brown Shoe Co. Inc. (NYSE:BWS) reportedly is attempting to acquire Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC in a deal that could be valued at almost $1 billion. Private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which owns Stuart Weitzman, has been working with Citigroup and Goldman Sachs on a potential sale of the company.

Coach Reportedly Eyes Stuart Weitzman

Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) is among a small list of bidders vying to acquire Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC, in a deal that is likely to be agreed before the end of 2014, reported Financial Times citing people familiar with the matter. According to the people, Coach faces competition from Brown Shoe Co. Inc. (NYSE:BWS) and at least one private equity buyer to acquire Stuart Weitzman. The people added that final bids for Stuart Weitzman are due in mid-December 2014, and are expected to value the company at between $600 million and $700 million. Coach and Brown Shoe Company did not immediately return requests for comment from Financial Times.

Stuart Weitzman Reportedly Prepares To Launch A Sale Process

Stuart Weitzman Holdings, LLC prepares to launch a sale process and hired The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) and Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) to assist with the deal which could fetch a price well below $1 billion or could be around $800 million, Reuters reported citing people familiar with the matter. Representatives for Sycamore Partners, owner of Stuart Weitzman, Citigroup and Goldman Sachs declined to comment. A Stuart Weitzman representative did not immediately respond for comment.The planned divestiture comes as Sycamore Partners seeks to bulk up elsewhere and eye a few takeover targets.

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