leading contemporary British womenswear clothing brand, founded in 2009
trades online, in over 25 stores and around 100 concessions in the UK and internationally including John Lewis, House of Fraser and de Bijenkorf
rapid growth in the seven years since start-up, now generating sales of over £60 million
Argyll Partners acted as lead financial advisor to the shareholders of Mint Velvet on a sale of a strategic equity stake to the Lewis Trust Group, the owner of River Island.
- founder managed business, with entire management team continuing post transaction
- deal enhances Mint Velvet’s ability to expand in the UK and into new international markets
- off market transaction, in which total confidentiality was important