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TSG taps Brogan as a principal

TSG Consumer Partners has hired Chase Brogan as a principal. Previously, Brogan worked at Guthy|Renker where he led the corporate development activities.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – February 7, 2017 – TSG Consumer Partners (“TSG”), a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on the branded consumer sector, today announced that Chase Brogan has joined the firm as a Principal, based in San Francisco. He will originate new investments, diligence new business opportunities, structure transactions and work with our partner companies.

“We are excited to welcome Chase to the TSG team,” said Chuck Esserman, CEO and Founder of TSG Consumer Partners. “His entrepreneurial skills and investment experience, particularly in the beauty and digital sectors, make him a fantastic addition. As we continue to build out our team with industry experts, we look forward to having Chase provide our partner companies with valuable insight.”

Prior to joining TSG, Mr. Brogan was involved in several different consumer businesses as an entrepreneur, investor and advisor. He is an investor in ipsy and serves on its Board of Directors. Previously, Mr. Brogan led the corporate development activities for Guthy|Renker, a direct marketing company focused on beauty, skincare, entertainment and wellness products. Mr. Brogan started his career as an investment banker with Bear, Stearns & Co. and Banc of America Securities. He graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

About TSG Consumer Partners LLC
TSG Consumer Partners, LLC is a leading investment firm with approximately $5 billion of assets under management, focused exclusively on the branded consumer sector. Since its founding in 1987, TSG has been an active investor in the food, beverage, restaurant, beauty, personal care, household and apparel & accessories, and e-commerce sectors. Representative past and present partner companies include Duckhorn Wine Company, vitaminwater, thinkThin, popchips, Muscle Milk, Yard House, Stumptown, Pabst, Planet Fitness, REVOLVE, PAIGE, Smashbox Cosmetics, Pureology, Sexy Hair, e.l.f. Cosmetics and IT Cosmetics. For more information please visit