About Hudson Clothing
Hudson is a global designer and marketer of women's and men's premium branded denim apparel. The Company's products include a core denim line as well as non-denim tops and bottoms. Hudson sells both a core collection and a premium HUDSON Collection, in addition to select collaborations. As a global fashion brand, Hudson continuously innovates within its product line, introducing new styles, washes, cuts, fabrics and colors, all designed under the premise of one superior fit. Hudson's products are available at national department stores and selective boutique and specialty stores around the country, as well as premier retailers in over 30 countries around the world. In July 2013, Hudson Jeans was acquired by Joe's Jeans. The valuation of Hudson Jeans was $97.6 million. Other terms of the deal were not released.
Latest Hudson Clothing News
Sep 9, 2015
Logo. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Riley & Co., LLC, a leading full service independent investment bank and a wholly-owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY ), served as the exclusive financial advisor to Peter Kim, the founder and CEO of Hudson Clothing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Joe's Jeans, Inc. (NASDAQ: JOEZ ), and investor, Fireman Capital Partners, LLC (FCP), in the proposed transactions to sell the Joe's Jeans brand and operating assets, and merge the remaining Hudson business with RG Parent LLC, the parent company of Robert Graham, a nationally-recognized fashion brand. In connection with the merger, an affiliate of Tengram Capital Partners, a consumer-focused private equity firm and the controlling owner of the Robert Graham business, will sponsor a recapitalization of the combined Hudson and Robert Graham business. Upon the closing of the merger, the outstanding indebtedness of JOEZ owed to its senior revolving credit lender will be paid in full, as well as certain indebtedness to the convertible noteholders. Holders of the outstanding convertible notes issued by JOEZ, including Kim and an affiliate of FCP, will exchange such notes for common stock, cash and modified convertible notes. Upon the closing of the Joe's Jeans brand asset sale transactions, the combined Hudson and Robert Graham business will be renamed Differential Brands Group, Inc. and remain listed on NASDAQ. Kim founded Hudson in 2002 and built it into one of the leading global designers of women's and men's premium branded denim apparel. In 2009, FCP joined Kim in recapitalizing Hudson with the objective of expanding the brand. In 2013, Hudson and Joe's Jeans combined to create one of the largest global denim companies. The combination of Hudson and Robert Graham marks another milestone in Hudson's history as, together with Robert Graham, it will provide the foundation of a new, premium branded consumer platform. "The B. Riley team worked tirelessly to navigate through a highly complex transaction with multiple constituencies involved," said Kim. "Their sound counsel and commitment were instrumental in delivering a solution that allows me to continue executing my vision for Hudson. " Dan Fireman, Managing Partner of FCP, said: "We are pleased with the outcome of the deal and with B. Riley's excellent work on our behalf. " Steve Reiner, Managing Director and Head of B. Riley's Consumer Group, added: "I am pleased that Peter and FCP looked to B. Riley for advice related to the Joe's Jeans restructuring. Peter, FCP and B. Riley worked closely with JOEZ and Robert Graham to craft a financing solution that met each party's interests. This transaction also capitalized on several aspects of B. Riley's broad capabilities, including our deep understanding of the highly entrepreneurial apparel industry, long-standing commitment to serving leading private equity firms, and firm-wide knowledge of the public equity markets. " About B. Riley & Co. B. Riley & Co., LLC is a leading investment bank which provides corporate finance, research, and sales & trading to corporate, institutional and high net worth individual clients. Investment banking services include initial, secondary and follow-on offerings, institutional private placements, and merger and acquisitions advisory services. The firm is nationally recognized for its highly ranked proprietary equity research. B. Riley & Co., LLC is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, please visit www.brileyco.com . B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: RILY ) provides collaborative financial services and solutions through several subsidiaries, including: B. Riley & Co. LLC, a leading investment bank and FINRA broker dealer which provides corporate finance, research, and sales & trading to corporate, institutional and high net worth individual clients; Great American Group, LLC, a leading provider of advisory and valuation services, asset disposition and auction solutions, and commercial lending services; B. Riley Capital Management, LLC, an SEC registered Investment Advisor, which includes B. Riley Asset Management, a provider of investment products to institutional and high net worth investors, and B. Riley Wealth Management (formally MK Capital Advisors), a multi-family office practice and wealth management firm focused on the needs of ultra-high net worth individuals and families; and Great American Capital Partners, a provider of senior secured loans and second lien secured loan facilities to middle market public and private U.S. companies. B. Riley Financial, Inc. is headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in major financial markets throughout the United States and Europe. For more information on B. Riley Financial, Inc., please visit www.brileyfin.com .
Hudson Clothing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Hudson Clothing founded?
Hudson Clothing was founded in 2002.
Where is Hudson Clothing's headquarters?
Hudson Clothing's headquarters is located at 127 East 9th Street, Los Angeles.
What is Hudson Clothing's latest funding round?
Hudson Clothing's latest funding round is Acquired.
Who are the investors of Hudson Clothing?
Investors of Hudson Clothing include Differential Brands Group and Fireman Capital Partners.
Who are Hudson Clothing's competitors?
Competitors of Hudson Clothing include Bonobos and 2 more.
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