Cristina Nunez Joins Tengram Capital Partners Team

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WESTPORT, Conn., Sept. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tengram Capital Partners LLC ("TCP" or "Tengram"), a "brand-focused" consumer private equity firm, today announced that Cristina Nuñez has recently joined the firm as a Senior Associate. Cristina has over five years of transaction and investment experience focused exclusively in the consumer and retail sectors.

Prior to joining TCP, Ms. Nuñez was a Manager of Business Development at Equinox Holdings, a leading high-end fitness club operator. Prior to that, she was an associate at Catterton Partners, a private equity firm investing exclusively in the middle market consumer industry. While at Catterton, she was involved in evaluating, executing and monitoring investments in the retail, branded food and personal care sectors. Previously, she was an Analyst in the Consumer & Retail Investment Banking group at UBS. Cristina graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and holds a B.A. with Highest Distinction in Public Policy Studies.

"We are excited to welcome Cristina to the investment team," said Richard Gersten, Partner. "We continue to selectively add talented, experienced consumer-focused professionals who will enable us to expand our investment capabilities. Cristina's consumer investing and investment banking experience will benefit our efforts and allow us to take advantage of the many opportunities we see ahead."

ABOUT TENGRAM CAPITAL PARTNERS:

Tengram Capital Partners, LLC is a private equity firm that focuses exclusively on leading middle-market consumer and retail companies that own strong recognizable brands. The team has a diverse background of consumer investing and operating expertise that assists and guides company management to unlock the true potential of their brand. Tengram invests in both traditional "growth" and "restructuring/turnaround" situations in either the public or private sectors. Previous and current investments for Tengram and its predecessor investment entity, Windsong Brands, LLC, include Laura Geller Beauty, NEST Fragrances, Sequential Brands Group, Robert Graham, Joe Boxer, Joe's Jeans, Field & Stream, Design Within Reach, and Cloudveil. Tengram's website is http://www.tengramcapital.com.

CONTACT: Brenda Deluca Investor Communications Tengram Capital Partners, LLC 646-432-0610 bdeluca@tengramcapital.com

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