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Top of the World & J. America sign merger agreement
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Jan '17
US supplier of licensed collegiate headwear Top of the World, LLC and designer and distributor of licensed and blank apparel, J. America, Inc. have signed a merger agreement and set up a new company called Top of the World Holdings, LLC. The planned merger is scheduled to close by the end of January and has been recapitalised by Blue Point Capital Partners.

The combined business will include four distribution facilities across Oklahoma and Michigan, a design centre in Ohio, a sales office in North Carolina and a Hong Kong-based sourcing office.

The new company includes Top of the World's over 500 collegiate headwear and apparel licenses, while J. America, with its innovative programs for The Ohio State University and John Deere is a single-source licensed apparel company.

With the combination of these capabilities, Top of the World Holdings, LLC is now one of the largest and most diversified suppliers within the collegiate licensing and broader headwear and apparel industry.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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