29 03 2016J.W. Childs Equity Partners IV, LP invests in Comoto Holdings, Inc.
Kaye Scholer recently advised middle-market private equity firm J.W. Childs Equity Partners IV, LP on its investment in Comoto Holdings, Inc., a holding company housing its portfolio company Cycle Gear, Inc. and Revzilla Motorsports, LLC, two of the nationâ€™s leading retailers of apparel, accessories and parts for motorcycle enthusiasts.
J.W. Childs Associates, L.P. is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, and recapitalizations of middle-market growth companies. The firm, led by John W. Childs, Adam L. Suttin, Todd A. Fitzpatrick, David A. Fiorentino and William E. Watts, is based in Waltham (MA). Both RevZilla and Cycle Gear will continue to operate as independent sister companies. J.W. Childs had previously invested in Cycle Gear, founded in 1974 and an omni-channel retailer operating in more than 100 stores across the US and dedicated to motorcycle enthusiasts, in a transaction which closed in January of 2015. RevZilla, founded in 2007 by Anthony Bucci, Nick Auger and Matt Kull, is an eCommerce retailer that provides motorcycle enthusiasts with premium apparel, accessories and parts. Through their combined ownership of Comoto, J.W. Childs and the three RevZilla founders intend to drive further growth through leveraging each companyâ€™s respective consumer insights and complementary skills in delivering a best-in-class experience to the motorcycle enthusiast. Kaye Scholer Corporate Department co-chairÂ Stephen Koval (Picture) led the transaction,Â assisted by counselÂ William LonerganÂ and associatesÂ Shay Soltani,Â Marisa Silver, LaToya Edwards,Â Tyler Conway,Â Sarah WilhelmÂ andÂ Michael Isaacs. The client team also included Corporate PartnerÂ Glynna Christian, counsel Peter DaniasÂ andÂ associatesÂ Nikki MondscheinÂ andÂ Connie Ericson; Finance partnerÂ Alan Glantz, counselÂ Lauretta MoranÂ and associatesÂ Roxanne MintzÂ andÂ Katy Benitez; Tax & Private Clients partnersÂ Laurie AbramowitzÂ andÂ Jeffrey London, special counselÂ Arlene HarrisÂ and associatesÂ Sarah SoloveichikÂ andÂ Brian Witkowski; Intellectual Property partnerÂ Paul Llewellyn; and Litigation partnerÂ Sebastian JungermannÂ andÂ special counselÂ Glenn Pogust. Involved fees earner: Stephen Koval - Kaye Scholer; William Lonergan - Kaye Scholer; Shay Soltani - Kaye Scholer; Marisa Silver - Kaye Scholer; LaToya Edwards - Kaye Scholer; Tyler Conway - Kaye Scholer; Sarah Wilhelm - Kaye Scholer; Michael Isaacs - Kaye Scholer; Glynna Christian - Kaye Scholer; Peter Danias - Kaye Scholer; Nikki Mondschein - Kaye Scholer; Connie Ericson - Kaye Scholer; Alan Glantz - Kaye Scholer; Lauretta Moran - Kaye Scholer; Roxanne Mintz - Kaye Scholer; Katy Benitez - Kaye Scholer; Laurie Abramowitz - Kaye Scholer; Arlene Harris - Kaye Scholer; Sarah Soloveichik - Kaye Scholer; Paul Llewellyn - Kaye Scholer; Sebastian Jungermann - Kaye Scholer; Glenn Pogust - Kaye Scholer; Jeffrey London - Kaye Scholer; Brian Witkowski - Kaye Scholer;
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