Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures

Buster Brown Apparel

Marketed this 120 year-old brand in a 363 auction producing a recovery 4-5 times higher than was anticipated by its lenders, who were advocating liquidation.

Cappelli Straworld, Inc.

Represented Cappelli Straworld, Inc., a 3rd generation Miami-based producer of straw and cloth handbags and hats, in its sale to California-based Dorfman Pacific Co.

Culver Industries, Inc.*

The assets of this producer of ice buckets and decorated glassware were acquired by a strategic acquirer.

Dawn Joy Fashions

The assets of this $40 million dress manufacturer were sold to an international bridal wear firm expanding into the daytime dress business.


Marketed this luxury brand on behalf of Wells Fargo/Century.

Fire Com

Represented this producer of commercial fire safety systems in its acquisition of a regional player to expand its geographical reach.

Frederick’s of Hollywood

Advised Frederick's of Hollywood in the sale of Movie Star, a wholesale division that designs, manufactures, sources, distributes and sells women's intimate apparel to Dolce Vita Intimates.


Structured a sale for the principals of this highly profitable children's apparel retail/wholesale firm to an operating team and American Capital Strategies.

Harvey Research Organization

The largest provider of independent readership surveys for business and trade magazines.


Served as Advisor to an Investor Group in its acquisition of a control interest in this helicopter fractional ownership and charter services company.

* Indicates transactions were completed by Avalon Net Worth senior executives while employed at previous firms

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