Founded in 2019 by retail industry veteran Yehuda Shmidman in partnership with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management, acquires global consumer brands such as Anne Klein, Toys R Us, Lotto and G-Star Raw.
WHP is backed by a $350 million equity commitment from funds managed by Oaktree Capital, with a leverage facility provided to WHP by funds and accounts managed by BlackRock. BlackRock has several criticisms and an overall Shop Ethical rating of 'F'. Oaktree Capital is involved with gambling.
Source: Shop Ethical (2021)
|Subsidiaries||Lotto Sport Italia SpA
G-Star International BV (51% owned)
- G-Star Australia Pty Ltd
Tru Kids Brands Inc (51% owned)
- Toys 'R' Us Inc
|Address||New York, New York, USA|
Products / BrandsLotto Sport