Private equity giant Leonard Green takes another chance on retail, buying hot online retailer Shade Store for $325 million

Private equity giant Leonard Green takes another chance on retail, buying hot online retailer Shade Store for $325 million

Private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners is acquiring customized treatment company The Shade Store. Terms were not announced, but CNBC has learned the deal is worth $325 million. The Shade Store sells its custom-made window treatments online and in 60 showrooms across the country. The Shade Store start out in 2006 as a website. Private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners announced plans Thursday to acquire The Shade Store, a customized window treatment company….

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