Consumer | Sponsor Related

Michel Design Works has been Acquired by Audax Private Equity’s Stonewall Kitchen

  • TM Capital served as exclusive financial advisor to Michel Design Works Ltd. (“Michel Design Works”), in connection with its sale to Stonewall Kitchen, a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity
  • Headquartered in Katonah, New York, Michel Design Works is a leading omni-channel lifestyle brand specializing in bath and body products, fragrances, home décor and gifts
  • Michel Design Works sells its products through a wide array of independent retailers, national accounts, as well as direct-to-consumer through its own website ( and via Amazon
  • Stonewall Kitchen is the premier specialty food and home goods platform in North America, home to a family of premium quality brands also including Vermont Coffee Company, Urban Accents, Village Candle, Tillen Farms, Napa Valley Naturals, Montebello, Vermont Village and Legal Sea Foods
  • Audax Private Equity has invested over $7 billion in more than 140 platforms and over 1,000 add-on companies, and is currently investing out of its sixth private equity fund


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Client Testimonial

Eight years ago, I had the opportunity to meet the partners at TM Capital after they successfully guided one of the most respected companies in our industry to a successful transaction. We continued to stay in touch and meet. When the time came to put our company on the market, there was not another firm that we felt as comfortable with and knew that they would do the best job for Michel Design Works. We were not disappointed! They helped advise us and guide us throughout our transaction. We could not have done it without them. I would recommend TM Capital highly and with confidence.”
– Stuart Teller, Chief Executive Officer, Michel Design Works