REISS, based in London, UK, is a global affordable luxury apparel brand, producing and selling high-quality, classic and contemporary men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. The company currently operates from over 160 locations in 15 countries through a network of owned stores, concession partners, and franchised operations, whilst also growing strongly through its own and partner online platforms. Warburg Pincus acquired a majority stake in Reiss in May 2016 with David Reiss, the founder retaining a minority stake. The partnership with Warburg Pincus will enable Reiss to expand further both in the UK and internationally, particularly in North America, Asia and Australia.
Warburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm focused on thesis-driven growth investing at scale. With more than $65 billion in assets under management, our active portfolio of more than 185 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. As an experienced partner to outstanding management teams, we help build durable companies with sustainable value. We have raised 19 private equity funds, which have invested more than $77 billion in over 870 companies in more than 40 countries.