TSG ups Layman to principal

TSG Consumer Partners has promoted Michael Layman to principal. Layman has been with TSG since 2009.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA, August 12, 2015 — TSG Consumer Partners LLC (“TSG”), a leading strategic equity investor in high-growth consumer brands, today announced the promotion of Michael Layman to principal.

Since joining TSG in 2009, Mr. Layman has worked with a number of TSG’s investments including Planet Fitness, e.l.f. Cosmetics and popchips, among others. He has played an influential role in structuring and conducting due diligence for new investment opportunities, as well as working with TSG’s partner companies.

“Mike’s dedication to creating value for TSG’s partner companies has been an essential ingredient of their success,” said Jamie O’Hara, president of TSG Consumer Partners.

TSG Consumer Partners LLC is a leading investment firm with approximately $3 billion in equity capital 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 ecommerce sectors. Representative past and present partner companies include vitaminwater, Smart Balance, popchips, Muscle Milk, Yard House, REVOLVE Clothing, Smashbox Cosmetics, Pureology, e.l.f. cosmetics and Paige Denim.