Blackstone buys majority stake in Spanx, valuing it at $1.2 bln

Oct 21, 2021 | News

Oct 20 (Reuters) – Investment firm Blackstone Inc (BX.N) would buy a majority stake in Spanx, valuing the shapewear maker at $1.2 billion, the companies said on Wednesday.

The deal will allow Spanx to further expand globally and help it strengthen its online business, they added.

Spanx founder and Chief Executive Officer Sara Blakely would become the executive chairwoman of Spanx’s newly appointed all-female board of directors.

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