Jazwares

07/01/2014

Jazwares

Business/Transaction Description
  • Jazwares is a privately held toy and consumer electronics company with licenses to popular properties including MinecraftTM, Star WarsTM, Chuck & FriendsTM, NBA HeroesTM, Ella the ElephantTM, and Peppa PigTM.
Transaction Rationale
  • Alleghany Capital was impressed by the creativity, vision, energy, and track record of the Jazwares management team and believes the company has compelling organic and acquisition growth opportunities.
  • Alleghany Capital’s long-term perspective, public company backing, and history of supporting entrepreneurial management teams were key factors in the decision of Judd Zebersky (Founder and CEO) to partner with Alleghany Capital to drive Jazwares’ next stage of growth.
Investment Date: July 2014
Transaction Type: Minority Investment
Sample Products