By  on October 30, 2019

Financial services company B. Riley Financial Inc. is expanding its reach in fashion. The company said Wednesday that it has invested nearly $117 million to acquire a majority stake in a half dozen brands including Catherine Malandrino and Nanette Lepore. 

The deal reflects B. Riley’s ongoing tie-ups with Bluestar Alliance, a brand management company that has operated names including Nanette Lepore, Catherine Malandrino, Yak Pak, English Laundry, Limited Too and Harvé Benard. 

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