Direct To Consumer: Specialty Retailing & E-Commerce

Evelyn & Arthur

Negotiated a $300,000 "Merchant Cash Advance" to provide liquidity to this 9-store Florida apparel retailer when its secured lender refused to fund the company's seasonal requirements during the 2009 Financial Crisis.

Factory Card Outlet

Factory Card Outlet is a leading chain of company-owned superstores offering a vast assortment of party supplies, greeting cards, gift wrap and other special occasion merchandise at everyday value prices. Over a five year period, Avalon represented this private company in four private subordinated debt and equity placements, worked with management to prepare for its initial public offering and provided various financial advisory services, including acquisition analysis and valuing the Company's warrants and employee stock options.

Factory Card Outlet

Provided a warrant and employee stock valuation at the time of the initial public offering of this leading chain of company-owned superstores offering a vast assortment of party supplies, greeting cards, gift wrap and other special occasion merchandise at everyday value prices.

Frederick’s of Hollywood Group Inc. (NYSE Amex: FOH)

Worked as the sole placement agent for Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc to raise a total of $3mm in common stocks with warrants with several institutional investors and current shareholders. Proceeds used for general working capital and corporate purposes.

Hartstring’s

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

HOB Acquisition Corp.

Represented investors acquire House of Bargains, Inc. a leading infants through young-teen off-price specialty retail apparel chain.

Home Marketing Associates, Inc.

Represented Home Marketing Associates, Inc.,owner of this Direct-to-Consumer Bridge Sportswear brand, in the sale of selected assets to The Worth Collection, Ltd., a portfolio company of Catterton Partners.

Joan & David

Advised Joan Halpern and her counsel as industry experts on the positioning and marketability of the brand.

Norstan Acquisition Corp.

Assisted acquisition group seeking fashion cents store assets to become the stocking horse bidder in the Chapter XI bankruptcy proceedings of Norstan Apparel Shops, Inc.

SAAN Acquisition Corp

Advised SAAN Acquisition Corp. in the acquisition of SAAN Stores Ltd. from Gendis Inc.

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

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