TSG Consumer Partners has promoted Erik Johnson and Ed Wong to managing director. Both are based in New York. Johnson and Wong joined TSG in 2011.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – June 8, 2020 – TSG Consumer Partners (“TSG”), a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the branded consumer and retail sectors, today announced that it has promoted Erik Johnson and Ed Wong to Managing Director. Mr. Johnson and Mr. Wong are based in New York.
“Erik and Ed have been an integral part of our firm for the past decade,” said Jamie O’Hara, President of TSG Consumer Partners. “Each of their significant consumer and retail experience and investment acumen has played a substantial role in TSG’s success and the growth of our partner companies. We look forward to seeing them make even more meaningful contributions in the years to come.”
Mr. Johnson joined TSG in 2011 and is involved with new investment opportunities as well as leading the Firm’s ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) strategy. Mr. Johnson also helps oversee TSG’s investments in BrewDog, Huda Beauty, Joe Hudson’s Collision Centers and SweetWater Brewing Company and played a key role in TSG’s recently exited investments in Pabst Brewing Company and Privé Revaux. Prior to joining TSG, he was an investment banker at Sawaya Partners, where he advised consumer and retail clients on mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Johnson graduated cum laude with a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University.
Mr. Wong has been a part of TSG since 2011 and is involved in the evaluation and execution of new investment opportunities as well as overseeing companies within TSG’s portfolio. He works with a number of TSG partner companies, including Pathway Vet Alliance, Power Stop, Revolution Beauty and CorePower Yoga, and worked with past and present partner companies Planet Fitness and Revolve through their IPOs. Before joining TSG, he was with Falconhead Capital, where he was focused on consumer, retail and media investments. Prior to Falconhead, he was an investment banker in Citi‘s consumer and retail group. Mr. Wong received a Bachelor of Business Administration, with high distinction, from The Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
About TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners, LLC is a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the branded consumer sector. Since its founding in 1987, TSG has been an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, fitness, beauty, personal care, household, apparel & accessories, and e-commerce sectors. Representative past and present partner companies include Power Stop, Duckhorn Wine Company, Planet Fitness, IT Cosmetics, REVOLVE, BrewDog, Canyon Bicycles, Dutch Bros, Pabst, Backcountry, vitaminwater, thinkThin, popchips, Stumptown, Smashbox Cosmetics and e.l.f. Cosmetics. For more information, visit tsgconsumer.com.