We partner with exceptional leadership teams creating world-class customer experiences.

We Are Growth Investors

We invest to accelerate the growth of consumer and business services companies with proven and differentiated business characteristics

We Are Relationship Driven

We value long-term relationships and partner as collaborators to provide the support and advice you need to build your team and grow your business

We Believe in Category Leadership

We help create category authorities through the development of revenue streams and the expansion of distribution alternatives

Brentwood understands where they add value, and where our leadership team adds value. They support the decisions we’re uniquely qualified to make, and it leads to a very constructive partnership.

Chris Simms Founder & CEO

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Recent News

Eagle Merchant Partners Sells Chicken Salad Chick to Brentwood Associates

Brentwood Associates (“Brentwood”), a consumer-focused private equity firm, announced it has acquired a majority interest in SSRG Holdings, LLC (“Chicken Salad Chick” or the “Company”) from Eagle Merchant Partners. Terms of the deal are confidential. Chicken Salad Chick has 137 locations throughout 16 states predominantly in the Southeast and is a leading fast-casual restaurant company.…

Postino’s New Broadway Outpost Will Serve Wine Under A Psychedelic Glass Fixture

The Arizona-based Upward Projects  restaurant group makes a point of opening each new location of its Postino Wine Cafe chain inside a historic urban space. But Upward Projects has never previously opened a Postino in a building as old as the one at 145 North Broadway in Baker, where the chain’s second Denver wine bar will officially…

Brentwood Associates to Sell Marshall Retail Group

One of the Marshall Retail Group’s storefronts at the Los Angeles International Airport. Sawtelle-based private equity investment firm Brentwood Associates will sell Marshall Retail Group for $400 million to British retailer WH Smith. The transaction, which is pending final closing conditions, is expected to be completed by the first quarter of 2020. Marshall Retail Group…