Marquee Brands Acquires British Men’s Label Ben Sherman
Ropes & Gray represented Marquee Brands LLC in its acquisition of British men’s clothing brand Ben Sherman and its related intellectual property assets from Oxford Industries, Inc. Sponsored by Neuberger Berman Private Equity, Marquee Brands is a brand acquisition, licensing and development company. The acquisition was announced July 20.
The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Will Rosen (London), mergers & acquisitions partner Jane Goldstein (Boston/New York), and intellectual property transactions partner Edward Black (Boston), and included tax partner Jay Milkes (New York), and tax counsel Andrew Howard (London).