Elizabeth Pickens

Beth Pickens

Managing Director, Consumer & Retail
+44 20 7868 4479
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Education University of Chicago, MBA
University of Illinois, B.S.
Joined William Blair & Company 2000
Other Experience Chicago Board Options Exchange
Board Membership Plastic Planet, Angel investor in Bonobos.com, ShopUpp, InteriorDefine.com, and BuddingSTEM Apparel
Awards M&A Magazine: 2017 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A
Women’s Wear Daily: 2016 Top Forty under Forty in Beauty
M&A Magazine: 2016 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A
Notable Transactions
  • Rapha Racing Limited - sale to RZC Investments
  • Happy Socks AB - sale to Palamon Capital Partners
  • internetstores GmbH - sale to Signa Retail GmbH
  • Erno Laszlo Group Ltd. - sale to CITIC Capital Partners
  • Mio Skincare - sale to The Hut Group
  • Harrys of London - growth equity recapitalization with Palladin Consumer Retail Partners
  • Feintechnik GmbH Eisfeld - sale to Harrys.com
  • Tumi Holdings, Inc. - initial public offering and follow-on offerings
  • HMX Group - sale to Authentic Brands Group and W Diamond Group Corporation
  • Hartmarx - sale to S. Kumars Nationwide Limited