Trusted Partner to Leading Consumer Brands
Investing exclusively in high growth branded consumer companies
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Our Positioning


Our focused positioning within the consumer sector represents an importantly differentiated offering of strategic capital geared to passionate founders seeking to both elevate and extend their brands. We take a flexible and highly targeted long-term approach to truly partnering with innovative global brands.

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Consumer Sector Focused

Consumer growth equity fund with a vast network and deep sector expertise targeting high-growth, market leading brands

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Value Add Approach

Leverage our deep network of industry professionals and domain expertise to advise founders as they navigate transformational growth horizons

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Preferred Partners

Trusted brand building partner backed by an iconic group of industry operators and advisors

Our Portfolio

Partner Brands

Strategically partnering with global brands in the luxury, disruptive consumer-based technologies, beauty, and health and wellness segments.

Exited: sold
to Courtin-Clarins

Sold to L’Oreal

Exited: Sold
to Zegna Group

Exited: IPO

Exited: IPO

Sold to Walmart

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Jun 10, 2022
Influencer Tina Craig’s U Beauty secures minority investment

Sandbridge Capital, the Los Angeles-based growth equity firm that has also invested in beauty upstarts Youth to the People, Ilia and Peach & Lily, is backing the influencer’s skincare brand.

Apr 28, 2022
Madison Reed raises Series G from Sandbridge and Jay-Z's venture firm

Madison Reed, a DTC hair color brand, raised a $33 million Series G round led by Sandbridge Capital.

Apr 28, 2022
Jay-Z’s Firm Backs $33 Million Investment in Madison Reed

Beauty brand aims to use the money to open additional locations, hire new colorists and expand omnichannel offerings

Mar 17, 2022
Hydrow raises $55 million as the at-home fitness industry faces a post-lockdown reckoning

The Series D round brings Hydrow’s total funding to date to more than $255 million.

Feb 1, 2022
Ilia Beauty to Be Acquired by Courtin-Clarins Family

Clean makeup brand Ilia Beauty is being acquired by the Courtin-Clarins family holding company, Famille C, which also owns the Clarins brand.

Our Team

Extensive Global Network

Senior Investment Team

Ken Suslow

Founder and Managing Partner

Joseph Lamastra

Founding Partner

Richard Henry


Heather Sabel

Director of Operations

Senior Advisors

Tommy Hilfiger

Founding Senior Advisor

Domenico De Sole

Founding Senior Advisor

William C. Powers

Founding Partner/Senior Advisor

Richard Liu

Senior Advisor

Dominique de Villepin

Senior Advisor