Patrick specializes in the apparel, accessories, outdoor, specialty retail and e-commerce industries and is co-lead of the firm’s Automotive & Powersports Aftermarket practice. He has represented clients on a variety of assignments including buy-side and sell-side, divestiture and merger transactions, debt and equity financing, and restructurings and recapitalizations. He has also been recognized by The M&A Advisor as an Emerging Leader in the field of dealmaking.
Patrick’s experience includes advising FortNine on its sale to Novacap, Brooks Brothers on its Chapter 11 Proceedings, Arteriors on its sale to Norwest Equity Partners, Special Committee of Perry Ellis, Flight Club on its merger with GOAT, RevZilla (now Comoto Holdings) on its sale to Prospect Hill Growth Partners (formerly J.W. Childs), Rag & Bone on its sale of a minority interest to Irving Place Capital, Kering (formerly PPR) on its sale of The Sportsman’s Guide to Northern Tool + Equipment and OneStopPlus to Charlesbank and Webster Capital, Ariat International on its expanded partnership with the Fisher family, United Retail Group on its sale to Versa Capital, Chico’s FAS on its acquisition of Boston Proper, Laura Geller on its sale to Tengram Capital Partners, Kerasotes Theatres on its sale to AMC Entertainment, and Cynergy Data on its sale to the ComVest Group. He has also advised RadioShack and Quiksilver on their recapitalizations.
Mr. Furlong graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Economics (The Wharton School) and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (College of Arts & Sciences).
- Member, American Finance Association
- Director, East Africa Children’s Education Fund
Solomon Partners served as financial advisor to FortNine on its transaction with Novacap.
Solomon Partners is serving as financial advisor to Brooks Brothers on its Chapter 11 proceedings.
Served as exclusive financial advisor to Arteriors on its sale to Norwest Equity Partners.
Served as financial advisor to the Special Committee of Perry Ellis International, Inc. on its pending sale to a newly formed entity controlled by company founder George Feldenkreis
Served as financial advisor to Flight Club on its merger with GOAT
Advised the company on its minority investment by Irving Place Capital