January 19, 2017 8:13 AM ET

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Company Overview of Barington Capital Group, L.P.

Company Overview

Barington Capital Group L.P. is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm invests in the public equity markets of the United States. It manages limited partnerships for its clients. Barington Capital Group was founded in 1991 and is based in the New York City. Barington Capital Group L.P. operates as a subsidiary of LNA Capital Corp.

888 Seventh Avenue

17th Floor

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1991





Key Executives for Barington Capital Group, L.P.

Co-Founder, Principal, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman
Age: 62
Partner, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel
Age: 51
Partner and Head of Marketing and Investor Relations
Partner and Director of Research
Age: 43
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Barington Capital Group, L.P. Key Developments

Barington Capital Group, L.P. Hires Marjorie Kaufman as a Partner in Charge of Marketing and Investor Relations

Barington Capital Group, L.P. announced that Marjorie Kaufman has joined the firm as a partner in charge of marketing and investor relations. Ms. Kaufman's mandate is to bring Barington's impressive 15-year record as an activist investor to the family office and institutional markets. Most recently, she was Managing Director and Head of Marketing at Guggenheim Global Trading, a multi-strategy hedge fund.

Private Equity and Strategic Buyers Interested In DHI

Ancora Advisors, LLC and Barington Capital Group, L.P. have sent a letter to Peter Ezersky, Chairman of DHI Group, Inc. (NYSE:DHX) stating that sale of the company is the best way to maximize value for shareholders, given the considerable gap between the company's current market price and its private market valuation as well as the operational challenges the company has had under its current management team. They note that they have had discussions with several potential private equity and strategic buyers of DHI who have expressed interest in acquiring the company at a premium to its current market price. Barington and Ancora therefore urge the Board in the letter to engage an investment banking firm to run a sale process for the company in order to unlock the intrinsic value of the company.

The Board of Children's Place Exploring Strategic Alternatives

Macellum Advisors, LP and Barington Capital Group, L.P. recommend that the Board of The Children's Place, Inc. (NasdaqGS:PLCE) should consider strategic alternatives as well as explore a sale of The Children's Place.

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