Ropes & Gray Represents EbLens LLC in Acquisition by J.W. Childs Associates
Ropes & Gray represented EbLens LLC, a portfolio company of KarpReilly, LLC, in the acquisition by J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. of a majority interest in the company. EbLens, founded in 1949, is a lifestyle retailer of urban-inspired footwear, apparel and accessories, and operates 44 stores throughout the northeastern U.S. EbLens features regular releases of exclusive and limited-edition footwear as well as the most sought-after and hottest premium brands, including Nike, Jordan, Adidas, Timberland, Polo, The North Face, Lacoste and Nautica, among others.
The Ropes & Gray team included private equity partner Daniel Evans, private equity associate Anthony Bernard and corporate associate Nia Oates.