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Reeta Kapani Holmes and Clive Holmes Lead Silverfern Investment in IKKS

In recent news, the Silverfern Group has announced that it has co-invested in the acquisition of IKKS. They are one of the leading French brands and are part of the “casual chic” segment. The company includes IKKS Women, IKKS Junior, IKKS Men, One Step, X and O, and I.Code brand names.

Upon completion of the investment, Silverfern Co-Managing Partner Reeta Kapani Holmes said “Silverfern is pleased to partner with LBO France and Roger Zannier in the acquisition of IKKS, which has achieved substantial scale across multiple brands.”

In 2014, IKKS’s group sales exceeded 300 million euros with 20% generated outside of France. IKKS is already in Benelux, in Spain and in the Middle East. They have also opened points of sale in Germany.

The Silverfern Group was founded by Clive Holmes and Reeta Holmes. They are a leader in active global direct investment and were founded in 2001. They invest on behalf of more than 60 of the world’s largest and most sophisticated multi-billion-dollar single family offices.



The Silverfern Group Welcomes Joe Haslip

Joe Haslip, who was previously the Managing Director for Public Plan Relations at Blue Harbour Group, has announced that he is joining the Silverfern Group as a Managing Director and Head of Capital Strategies and Investor Relations. Based in New York, Mr. Haslip brings more than 20 years of both Asset Management and Institutional Public Pension/Government experience to the team at Silverfern.

Prior to his work at Blue Harbour Group, Mr. Haslip was the Assistant Comptroller for Pensions of New York City. He is the Chairman of The National Association of Investment Companies (NAIC).

The Silverfern Co-Managing Partner Reeta Kapani Holmes said: “We are very pleased to welcome Joe to the Silverfern team. His deep relationships in the U.S. pension fund industry, combined with his career experience and focus on private markets investing, will prove invaluable as Silverfern expands its institutional investor base in 2015 and beyond.”