In May 2011, Arcapita acquired a majority stake in US retail chain J. Jill. J. Jill is a leading multi-chain retailer of women’s apparel, accessories and footwear targeting  40-65 year-old high-income women, headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. J. Jill operated 225 retail stores across the United States at the time of acquisition by Arcapita. The stores feature natural design elements and spacious, well-lit fitting rooms and comfortable seating for customers’ friends, spouses and children, creating a carefully developed customer experience. J.Jill was sold by Arcapita to TowerBrook Partners LP in 2015.

Investment Type

Private Equity


United States

Exit Date

March 2015