Advised Escalate Retail, a leading provider of all-channel commerce, on its sale to RedPrairie Corporation

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Escalate Retail on its sale to RedPrairie Corporation.

RedPrairie Corporation, a productivity solutions provider, announced it has finalized the acquisition of Escalate Retail, a leading provider of all-channel commerce to specialty retailers, direct marketers and big-ticket retailers. The acquisition creates a compelling combination of assets, capabilities, and people that leverage Escalate’s capabilities and extend RedPrairie’s supply chain leadership position to create solutions that integrate and optimize the customer experience, from search to sale to delivery, no matter when, where or how the customer chooses to shop.

Escalate’s solutions deliver all-channel commerce capabilities that help reinvent shopping for more than 400 brands in the retail vertical, including St. John Knits, The Buckle, Hot Topic, Coldwater Creek, EILEEN FISHER, and The Louvre.

Escalate Retail was owned by Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity firm with $9 billion in capital under management. RedPrairie is owned by New Mountain Capital, which manages private equity and public equity capital with aggregate assets under management totaling $8.5 billion.