EagleTree Capital, a private equity firm, has acquired MacKenzie-Childs, an American heritage home decor brand, from Castanea Partners on behalf of its private equity fund EagleTree Partners V.

MacKenzie-Childs is a designer, manufacturer, and multichannel merchant of hand-decorated ceramic and enamel home decor. MacKenzie-Childs will be a new platform investment in the EagleTree portfolio, and the company’s operations, management team, and personnel will remain unchanged following the EagleTree investment. 

“MacKenzie-Childs is a truly iconic brand with a devoted following,” says Stuart Martin, partner at EagleTree. “We have been fans and followers of MacKenzie-Childs for over a decade and are impressed with how far the business has come.”

MacKenzie-Childs was advised by Financo | Raymond James in the transaction as their exclusive financial advisor, Latham & Watkins acted as legal advisor, and Grant Thornton acted as due diligence advisor to MacKenzie-Childs. Jones Day acted as legal advisor, and Alvarez & Marsal acted as due diligence advisor to EagleTree.