Current Fund Portfolio Companies
Sandbridge portfolio companies include:
Thom Browne is a leading global luxury ready-to-wear and accessories brand. The brand is offered in leading department store and specialty boutique doors across twenty-five countries as well as online and through flagship stores, concessions and franchise stores in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and London. Browne has been honored with the CFDA Menswear Designer of the Year Award in 2006, 2013 and 2016 the GQ Designer of the Year in 2008 as well as the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in 2012.
Founded in 2001 by Tony Shure and Colin McCabe, Chopt is a pioneer in the rapidly expanding fast casual salad category. The Company offers a broad array of pre-designed and customizable salads, flavorful dressings, grain and hot-top salads, wraps, and home-brewed iced teas and lemonades. Chopt’s flavor-forward approach to delivering fantastic, high-quality, craveable offerings has made it the leader in the category.
Farfetch provides independent high end fashion boutiques with a smartly edited ecommerce retail presence. Farfetch serves as a vital partner to boutiques in a highly dynamic retail environment characterized by shifts away from more traditional sales channels. Most independent boutiques lack the resources and expertise to profitably expand into ecommerce on their own. Boutiques are able to generate meaningful online sales via Farfetch while maintaining focus on their brick and mortar presence.
Rossignol is one of the world’s leading winter sports brands, with a strong heritage from its origin in the French Alps in 1907. As the world’s leading producer of skis, Rossignol enjoys seemingly universal name recognition among athletes – a brand familiarity that has helped the company launch into adjacent winter sports and new areas of equipment, including cross-country skis, ski boots, poles, snowboards, helmets, bindings, accessories and a full collection of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing.
BackJoy is a high-growth health and wellness consumer brand with a growing reputation as the trusted source for posture support products. BackJoy’s expansive and innovative product offering introduces postural protection for all aspects of life, with solutions that cover both back pain and proactive wellbeing. BackJoy sells its products through an efficient global supply chain and distribution system that spans 40+ countries via regional hubs in the U.S., Asia and Europe.
Bonobos is a high-growth omni-channel men’s apparel brand, distributing through its own website, company-owned retail stores and select department store doors. The Company was founded in 2007 to fill a perceived void in men’s pants with modern, better fitting chinos. The brand has since expanded to represent high-quality, well-fitting apparel for men with an energetic sense of style at an affordable price. Bonobos’s offering now comprises men’s pants, shorts, denim, shirts and suits in addition to the recently launched women’s ready-to-wear line, AYR.
Stio is a high-growth direct-to-consumer outdoor apparel brand, with a distinctive design ethos emanating from the mountain lifestyle. The Company combines style and fit with technical backcountry functionality, resulting in a highly desirable product range. Stio’s established omni-channel platform positions the Company to continue taking share in the attractive outdoor apparel and accessories market.
Derek Lam is a 10-year old fashion house known for its modern and luxurious take on contemporary women’s apparel. With its internationally renowned Derek Lam Collection line (“DL Collection”) and more accessible Derek Lam 10 Crosby diffusion line (“Derek Lam 10 Crosby”), the Company is well positioned to become a premier American luxury lifestyle brand.
Topshop is a leading fast-fashion branded apparel retailer based in England with a growing presence in the United States and other international markets. The Company operates through more than 300 owned stores in the U.K. and U.S.A., a global e-commerce business and franchise stores in more than 30 countries. The Company has a very loyal base of both female and male customers and is known for consistently being first to market with the latest runway trends and fashion at attractive prices.
Tamara Mellon, OBE (the co-founder of Jimmy Choo) launched her eponymous lifestyle brand following the sale of Jimmy Choo to Labelux Group in May 2011. Tamara has earned international acclaim as a leading consumer brand entrepreneur, fashion icon, business ambassador and philanthropist, spanning a two decade career in which she built Jimmy Choo from a London based start-up into a singular global brand. The Company is targeting the affordable luxury segment with its specialized offering of shoes, handbags, ready-to-wear apparel and accessories sold through a global network of wholesale accounts including Harrods, Bergdorf Goodman, Nordstroms, as well as company-owned retail stores, licensee and e-commerce channels.
Karl Lagerfeld is a world-renowned luxury fashion designer who has collaborated on a variety of high- profile fashion and art related projects, most notably as head designer and creative director for Chanel. In 2011, Mr. Lagerfeld leveraged his leading design capabilities to establish the Karl Lagerfeld brand. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Karl Lagerfeld Group BV is a global fashion house that embodies the iconic designer’s style and image. The Company’s offering is focused on accessories and includes eyewear, watches, wallets, bags, shoes, jewelry, and fragrances.