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Yellow Wood Partners

Yellow Wood Partners names James Stammer operating partner

Yellow Wood Partners names James Stammer operating partner

BOSTON — Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, today announced the appointment of James Stammer, a highly successful chief executive officer with over twenty years’ experience in beauty, personal care, and cosmetics, as an operating partner. Dana Schmaltz, partner of Yellow Wood Partners, said, “We’ve worked with

Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s foot care brand to Yellow Wood Partners

Bayer sells Dr. Scholl’s foot care brand to Yellow Wood Partners

WHIPPANY, N.J.— German pharmaceutical company Bayer AG said Monday U.S. investment firm Yellow Wood Partners will acquire its Dr. Scholl’s foot care business for $585 million. Bayer reported that the sale will enable it to “focus on building its core over-the-counter brands.” It said that Yellow Wood Partners, based in Boston, will create a stand-alone

Yellow Wood Partners announces senior leadership changes at Paris Presents

Yellow Wood Partners announces senior leadership changes at Paris Presents

BOSTON — Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, announced changes to the senior leadership team, effective March 1, at its portfolio company Paris Presents, Inc., a rapidly growing provider of branded cosmetic and bath accessories. As part of a planned succession, Patrick O’Brien, chief executive officer of Paris Presents,

Yellow Wood Partners to acquire Paris Presents

Yellow Wood Partners to acquire Paris Presents

GURNEE, Ill. — Yellow Wood Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on investing in consumer brands and companies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Paris Presents, Inc. from EagleTree Capital and its co-investors.  As part of the transaction, Paris Presents will be merged with Yellow Wood’s current portfolio company Freeman Beauty, a leading

Freeman Beauty appoints George CEO

Freeman Beauty appoints George CEO

LOS ANGELES — Freeman Beauty announced the appointment of Bill George as the company’s new chief executive officer. Following the success of April’s first National Face Mask Month, George will join the company immediately following his previous post at Markwins Beauty Brands. Supporting Freeman Beauty’s full portfolio of brands, he will focus on continuing to expand the