Owners and Brand managers of $6.5 billion in global retail sales with plans to deploy significant capital into acquiring more brands in the future.

We see the volatile transformation of the retail environment as the perfect opportunity to invest and monetize valuable brands with business models that are optimal for the future of retail.  

With this in mind, we seek out and acquire global consumer brands across all category verticals, and we then focus on building those brands in high-growth distribution channels including digital commerce platforms, product licensing, and through global expansion.

WHP Global Receives $375 Million Equity Investment From Ares Management at $1.6 Billion Valuation

WHP Global today announced a $375 million equity investment from funds managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) providing significant growth capital for WHP Global’s next wave of brand acquisitions. The transaction values WHP Global at $1.6 billion. Jordan Smith and Aaron Rosen, Partners in the Ares Private Equity Group will join WHP Global’s Board of Directors.

Express, Inc. and WHP Global Enter Into Mutually Transformative Strategic Partnership

Fashion apparel retailer Express, Inc. and WHP Global have entered into a mutually transformative strategic partnership to advance an omnichannel platform which is expected to drive accelerated, long-term growth through the acquisition and operation of a portfolio of brands. EXPR and WHP will also form an intellectual property joint venture intended to scale the Express brand through new domestic category licensing and international expansion opportunities.

MACY’S & WHP GLOBAL  Bring TOYS“R”US To Every MACY’S Store In America


Macy’s expands partnership with WHP Global to bring the beloved Toys“R”Us brand to every Macy’s store in America this holiday season.  Toys“R”Us shops are now open at all Macy’s including Flagship locations in Atlanta, Chicago, Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco.

WHP Global Set to Mark U.S. Return of Babies“R”Us® with First Flagship Store at American Dream


WHP Global, a leading brand management firm and owner of Babies“R”Us®, announced today an exciting new partnership with premiere shopping and entertainment destination American Dream in Bergen County, New Jersey, to bring the beloved Babies“R”Us brand back to customers in the United States with the debut of its first flagship store, which is scheduled to open this summer.

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