Pinsent Masons advises jewellery brand Monica Vinader on Bridgepoint Development Capital’s strategic investment

13 Mar 2023 | 11:15 am |

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has advised renowned affordable luxury jewellery brand Monica Vinader on the latest strategic investment from Bridgepoint Development Capital IV, a fund focused on investing in mid-market growth businesses.

The deal will see the Monica Vinader brand leverage Bridgepoint’s global network, sector expertise and capital to further accelerate its international expansion.

Monica (CEO) and Gabriela Vinader (MD), who hold a minority stake in the business, will continue to lead the business supported by their strong functional team.  

The Pinsent Masons team advising on the deal was led by Partner and Head of Retail & Consumer Tom Leman and Corporate Associate, Samantha Treleaven.

Commenting on the deal, Samantha Treleaven said: “This is an incredibly exciting step for Monica Vinader. It follows the brand’s remarkable growth in recent years and will develop its position in global markets like China and the US. We look forward to continuing to work with the team into this new chapter.” 

Monica and Gabriela Vinader added: “We look forward to the next chapter of our journey and working with the team at Bridgepoint to continue to grow and develop the brand. The team at Pinsent Masons was a huge support for us in successfully achieving a partnership of this calibre.”

As part of the transaction, Piper, one of the UK’s leading specialist investors in consumer brands, and Winona Capital, the US consumer specialist, will sell their stakes in Monica Vinader to Bridgepoint.

The shareholders of Monica Vinader were also advised by Houlihan Lokey and PwC.

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