SkinKandy to Whiteoak
Divest Merge Acquire advised the owner of SkinKandy in partnering with a strategic investor, Whiteoak, to drive local and international growth opportunities.
Location: East Coast Australia
SkinKandy’s owner had grown a successful retail chain across Australia and wanted to find a strategic investor to help drive further national and international expansion.
Among a strong contingent of investors with deep retail experience, investment firm Whiteoak was selected as the preferred partner. Whiteoak invested capital to fund medium-term growth objectives, along with substantial retail, strategic and operational expertise.
SkinKandy is Australia’s leading destination for body piercing services and jewellery. The brand has 25+ stores in leading shopping centres across the country. www.skinkandy.com
Whiteoak is an investment firm with a distinctive approach to investing in private companies. Whiteoak invests patient capital in high-quality growing businesses and brings to bear their expertise and professional network to help those businesses reach their full potential. www.whiteoak.com