Wearing many hats at TSG Consumer Partners, Hadley Mullin is the firm’s sole senior managing director and a member of the investment committee. She is also responsible for originating and performing due diligence on new investment opportunities, structuring transactions, and working with TSG’s partner companies and on management of the firm.
Mullin, who joined TSG in 2004, is an experienced investor with nearly 20 years of experience working with dozens of middle-market branded consumer companies. During her tenure at TSG, Mullin has played a pivotal role in many of the firm’s investments, including Smashbox Cosmetics, which was sold to Estee Lauder; Yard House Restaurants, which was sold to Darden; and Sexy Hair, which was sold to Henkel, among others. Mullin’s consumer industry experience allows her to bring more than the proverbial checkbook to an investment. Mullin’s style of private equity comes in part from her time with Bain & Company, where she worked as a consultant to companies in the consumer products, retail and healthcare sectors. Mullin also worked in Bain’s Private Equity Group, where she conducted due diligence on prospective investments for a variety of PE firms.