ABG is backed by BlackRock LTPC, Leonard Green & Partners, General Atlantic, Lion Capital, and a board of executive stakeholders.
BlackRock Long Term Private Capital is an innovative private equity fund focused on partnerships with best-in-class businesses, prudent capital structures to preserve optionality to drive growth and flexible investment durations that enable compounded capital appreciation. LTPC’s team of 19 professionals is based in New York and London and invests globally with a focus on North America and Western Europe. LTPC is backed by BlackRock, Inc., the world’s leading investment firm, which manages more than $6.8 trillion on behalf of investors worldwide, including over $170 billion across alternative asset classes.
Leonard Green & Partners
As one of the nation’s preeminent private equity firms, Leonard Green & Partners has raised over $24 billion of private equity capital since its inception in 1989. The firm has invested in over 70 companies with an aggregate value of over $88 billion. Leonard Green & Partners’ portfolio includes numerous leading retailers such as Topshop/Topman, The Container Store, J.Crew, Lucky Brand, Signet Jewelers, Tourneau, Soul Cycle, and BJ’s Wholesale Club.
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm committed to helping high-quality companies achieve unprecedented, long-term success. General Atlantic has invested in over 260 companies and manages approximately $20 billion in assets across five sectors: Retail & Consumer, Business Services, Financial Services, Healthcare, and Internet & Technology. Current and past investments include Squarespace, Airbnb, Uber, Snapchat, Buzzfeed, and Vox Media.
Lion Capital is a consumer-focused investor known for their international expertise. The firm strategically transforms and drives growth in market-leading businesses and has led the investment of $8.7 billion in more than 30 businesses and 100 consumer brands across North America and Europe. Lion’s current and past portfolio includes investments in prominent brands including Jimmy Choo, John Varvatos, AllSaints, Kettle Foods, and Perricone MD.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ANDREW CRAWFORD | Global Head of Retail & Consumer, General Atlantic
ANDREW FERRER | Managing Director, General Atlantic
JONATHAN SEIFFER | Partner, Leonard Green & Partners
USAMA CORTAS | Partner, Leonard Green & Partners
JAMIE SALTER | Founder, Chairman & CEO, ABG
NICK WOODHOUSE | President & CMO, ABG
COLM LANIGAN | Managing Director, BlackRock LTPC
DAG SKATTUM | Managing Director, BlackRock LTPC
JOHN OVERBAY | Director, BlackRock LTPC