West Palm Beach, Fla. – Comvest Credit Partners (“Comvest”), a leading provider of flexible direct financing solutions to middle-market companies, is pleased to announce that it has provided financing as part of a $175 million secured credit facility to support the recapitalization of J.Jill, Inc. (NYSE: JILL) (“J.Jill), a Quincy, Mass.-based chain retailer of women’s apparel.
J.Jill’s versatile apparel, footwear and accessories are sold through its website and in nearly 250 retail store locations nationwide, targeting a consumer base of 45-to-65-year-old women.
“J.Jill is a long-established niche brand with strong performance, customer loyalty and company growth,” said Nick McClelland, a Managing Director and Co-Head of Consumer & Retail at Comvest. “This transaction highlights Comvest’s continued consumer focus in a dynamic macro environment and our ongoing support of market leaders under both public and private ownership. We are pleased to deliver a substantive credit facility that addresses J.Jill’s capital needs.”
About J.Jill, Inc.
J.Jill is a national lifestyle brand that provides apparel, footwear and accessories designed to help its customers move through a full life with ease. For more information, please visit www.jjill.com.
About Comvest Credit Partners
Comvest Credit Partners, the direct lending platform of Comvest Partners, focuses on providing flexible financing solutions to middle-market companies. Comvest Credit Partners provides senior secured, unitranche, and second lien capital to sponsored and non-sponsored companies in support of growth, acquisitions, buyouts, refinancings, and recapitalizations. Credit facilities typically range from $25 million to $250 million-plus for companies with revenues greater than $20 million. For more information, please visit www.comvest.com/direct-lending.
About Comvest Partners
Comvest Partners is an operationally focused private investment firm that has provided equity and debt capital to well-positioned middle-market companies throughout North America since 2000. Through its private equity, direct lending and special opportunities investment platforms, Comvest offers tailored investment solutions across the capital structure, deep industry and operating expertise, a collaborative approach, and significant transaction experience as an active investor. Today, Comvest manages more than $9.3 billion in assets, and has invested over $11 billion since inception. Based in West Palm Beach, Comvest also maintains offices in Chicago and New York. For more information, please visit www.comvest.com.