Sale to Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC

Sale to Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC


Baird served as financial advisor to Southern Tide


Southern Tide, LLC (“Southern Tide” or the “Company”) entered into a partnership with Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC (“Brazos Private Equity Partners” or “Brazos”). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Brazos will provide Southern Tide with the necessary financial and operational resources to support future growth of the business.

Southern Tide is a rapidly growing, premium apparel brand and an emerging leader in the lifestyle clothing segment. The brand is known for its classic and sophisticated styling, detailed and superior craftsmanship, and differentiated and high quality fabrics. Southern Tide’s products are sold through a network of over 750 specialty retailers, high-end golf pro shops and resorts. The Company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina.

Brazos Private Equity Partners is a private equity firm that invests in middle-market consumer, healthcare, commercial & industrial, and business services companies, and partners with management teams and/or owners of closely-held businesses to maximize growth and shareholder value. Brazos is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Andrew Martin (704) 553-6615
Katie Melzer (415) 627-3272
Vinay Ghai +44 (0) 20 7667 8225
Sale to Brazos Private Equity Partners, LLC
July 2013
Southern Tide, LLC
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America