PE  Brentwood Associates

     Office Locations:

11150 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 1200
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-477-6611
Fax: 310-477-1011



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Education & Training
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Founded in 1972, Brentwood has invested in 42 portfolio companies with an aggregate transaction value of over $5 billion. Brentwood is investing out of its ninth private equity fund and actively manages a current equity pool of over $650 million. The firm currently targets new investments in middle-market, consumer-related businesses operating in attractive growth sectors. Brentwood Associates' primary areas of interest include: branded consumer products; consumer and business services; direct marketing, including direct mail and e-commerce; education; health and wellness; restaurants; and specialty retail. Brentwood actively seeks equity investments, typically within the range of $20 to $100 million, and has the ability to lead equity investments of $150 million or more. To qualify for an investment, a new portfolio company should have operating cash flow exceeding $5 million, operating margins exceeding 10%, and a purchase price of $50-$400 million.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Anthony Choe Partner
    Chris Reekie Vice President
    Eric Reiter Partner
    Jonathan Ang Principal
    Rahul Aggarwal Partner


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    Portfolio companies include:

      Ariat International
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      Array Marketing Group
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      Exhale Enterprises
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      Filson Holdings
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      K-Mac Holdings
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      Lazy Dog Restaurants
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      Pacific Island Restaurants
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      Paper Source
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      Soft Surroundings
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      Spectrum Clubs
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      Sundance Catalog
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      The Teaching Company
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      ThreeSixty Asia
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      Veggie Grill
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      Zoes Kitchen
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