CARL MARKS SECURITIES ADVISES JOE’S JEANS ON TRANSACTIONS

NEW YORK – February 17, 2016 – Carl Marks Securities LLC acted as investment banker and chief restructuring advisor to denim retailer Joe’s Jeans Inc. [NASDAQ: JOEZ] in the completion of the merger of the Hudson jeans brand and the Robert Graham fashion brand. The combined company has been renamed Differential Brands Group, Inc. (“Differential”). It will remain publicly listed on NASDAQ under the ticker DFBG. This name change highlights the transformation of the Hudson Jeans and Robert Graham businesses into a unified consumer platform, with plans to further grow the new company…READ MORE >

CARL MARKS ADVISORS KICKS OFF NEW YEAR WITH THREE PROMOTIONS

NEW YORK – January 25, 2016 – Carl Marks Advisors, a leading consulting and investment banking advisory firm to middle market companies, is pleased to announce the following three promotions, effective immediately: Charles Boguslaski – Partner David Endo – Vice President Jeff Pielusko – Vice President “We are pleased to offer these three individuals promotions in recognition of outstanding contributions they have made both to our practice and, importantly, in support of our clients,” said Duff Meyercord, partner at Carl Marks Advisors. “We congratulate David and Jeff on their accomplishments, and are proud…READ MORE >

Carl Marks Advisors Honored as Outstanding Turnaround Firm In Turnarounds & Workouts’ Special Report

NEW YORK – December 4, 2015 – Carl Marks Advisors, a leading consulting and investment banking advisor to middle market companies, today announced that the firm has been recognized as an Outstanding Turnaround Firm for exceptional restructuring and advisory expertise it has brought to 2015 transactions, including in the energy, consumer/retail, grocery, and regional/community banking sector. This is according to Turnarounds & Workouts' latest Special Report (November) that honors the top 12 Outstanding Turnaround Firms for 2015. Noteworthy Carl Marks Advisors engagements on 2015 transactions, as highlighted in Turnarounds & Workouts’ Special Report,…READ MORE >

CARL MARKS ADVISORS EXPANDS INVESTMENT BANKING AND CONSULTING TEAM WITH MANAGING DIRECTOR

NEW YORK – October 28, 2015 – Carl Marks Advisors, a leading consulting and investment banking advisory firm to middle market companies, today announced that H. Brock Hudson joined the firm as managing director, supporting our investment banking and advisory teams, in the oil and gas sector.  Brock brings more than 30 years of experience as an energy lender and as a manager of oil and gas producing assets. Brock also structured and closed a number of complex and innovative financing transactions for middle market E&Ps. “Brock is  a tremendous asset to our…READ MORE >

CARL MARKS ADVISORS ADVISES ON SALE OF MAKER OF BULL FROG®, NO-AD® AND OCEAN POTION® SUN CARE BRANDS

NEW YORK – October 8, 2015 – Carl Marks Advisors acted as exclusive financial advisor and investment banker to Sun & Skin Care Research, LLC, maker of the Bull Frog®, NO-AD®, and Ocean Potion® sun care brands, in the sale of certain of its assets (including such brands) to SolSkyn Personal Care LLC. Sun & Skin Care Research is an independent sun care company that markets its three brands through food, drug, mass, and specialty retailers throughout the United States as well as internationally. In May, 2015, Carl Marks Advisors was engaged to…READ MORE >