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Helping Macpac grow its business

January 14, 2016


Partners James Hawes, Michael Pollard

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James Hawes and Michael Pollard are advising private equity fund CHAMP Ventures on its acquisition of a majority stake in iconic New Zealand company Macpac.

Macpac was founded in Christchurch in 1973 and has grown to become a high profile outdoor clothing and equipment brand. CHAMP Ventures is a long-running Australasian private equity fund. It has also invested in sportswear brand Lorna Jane amongst other businesses.

Michael Pollard says, "it is fantastic to be involved in this deal that will enhance the future of an iconic New Zealand company."