Strategic Partner

The Schottenstein Family of Companies ("SFC") is a multi-faceted conglomerate primarily engaged in real estate and retailing.

Schottenstein Management Company, is a full service real estate firm with expertise in development, construction, leasing, management, and sales. It is the owner/operator of 20 million square feet of rentable space, predominantly in retail shopping centers.

SB Equity has a 75 year history in asset value maximization, servicing clients worldwide. SB has helped hundreds of companies manage change, restructure businesses and convert under performing assets into new found liquidity.

Growth and Capital Preservation
The combination of Mistral and the Schottenstein Group creates a unique team capable of both identifying and managing growth and also evaluating and realizing asset values through sale or liquidation, if necessary. By virtue of this combined expertise, investors can expect growth company returns with the additional benefit of downside protection.

In the past, the Schottenstein Group has partnered with many prominent sponsors who have relied on their real estate and asset valuation expertise, but until now they have never invested in, or affiliated with, a particular fund.

Significant holdings include:
  • American Eagle Outfitters (NASD:AEOS), a leading retailer of casual clothing with sales over $2 billion
  • DSW (NYSE:DSW), a leading retailer of branded footwear with sales in excess of $1 billion.
  • American Signature Furniture, a chain of over 100 stores with sales in excess of $1 billion.