Standard Life Investments
The J. Jill Group

Who is The J. Jill Group?

Acquired by TowerBrook Capital Partners, The J. Jill Group is based in the US, designing and selling women’s clothing, accessories and footwear.

What does J. Jill Group ("J. Jill") do?

J. Jill designs and sells women’s clothing, which is sold in malls and stores across the US, and through its website. It focuses on an easy, relaxed and inspired style, primarily targeting women aged 40 to 65.

"We have a relaxed approach to style. Never complicated, always easy. The perfect balance of comfort and fashion, designed for real life." - The J. Jill Group

The opportunity

Why TowerBrook Capital Partners invested in this business:

  • The business targets a loyal, affluent and relatively underserved customer base
  • There are multiple options to generate continued revenue growth through e-commerce and store expansion
  • J. Jill has an experienced management team with a successful track record.

Why we like the investment

"With multiple options to generate increased revenue, and with its affluent and loyal customer base, J. Jill has the foundations of becoming a winning investment" – Patrick Knechtli, SL Capital

Investment Year

2015

Head office

Boston, USA

Status

Invested

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