THM’s involvement with Jack Wolfskin commenced in October 2016, when Michael Thomas was appointed CRO to lead the financial restructuring of the Groups €365m debt facilities. The fully consensual financial restructuring completed in July 2017, resulting in a €230m reduction in debt.
Post restructuring, Michael Thomas was appointed as a Non Executive Director of Jack Wolfskin’s parent company. Chris Elkins also remained in the business to support management with its strategic planning and turnaround initiatives.
On 4 January 2019, Jack Wolfskin’s shareholders completed the sale of the business to Callaway Golf for €418m. A THM team led by James Westcott, supported by Chris Elkins, Simon Greenaway and Eduard Wiens, advised Jack Wolfskin throughout the sale process.
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