Nordian Capital has acquired a majority stake in J-Club International Holding (“J-Club”), European market leader in private label fashion jewelry, fashion accessories and greeting cards. J-Club’s founders will hold a significant minority stake post transaction. Together with management and Nordian Capital, the founders will focus on J-Club’s growth strategy: international growth and expanding the service to retailers with additional product categories.
Lindenaar & Co acted as advisor to J-Club in finalizing the transaction. The activities of Lindenaar & Co consisted of advising J-Club in the (final) negotiations and discussions with Nordian, assisting J-Club in the first lockdown (due to Covid-19) and advising J-Club in the financing process in order to close the transaction.
Profile J-Club International Holding
J-Club International Holding, founded in 2010, is European market leader in private label fashion jewelry, fashion accessories and greeting cards by means of J-Club’s shop-in-shop concept. Over 1200 employees service J-Club’s assortment in over 12,500 stores of more than 40 retail partners in 25 EU countries. Together with its retail partners J-Club works to one common goal: loyal and satisfied customers.
Profile Nordian Capital
Nordian Capital is an independent Dutch private equity investor, focused on accelerating the growth of companies. Founded in 2014, Nordian has now contributed to more than 30 companies as a critical and committed investment partner. Nordian offers proactive support regarding strategy, financing and M&A. Nordian does not intend to take the place of management, so entrepreneurs can continue to do what they do best: doing business.