Tamkin & Hochberg, LLP represented its longtime client, TSG Enterprises, LLC, the parent company of hockey and lacrosse retailers Pure Hockey, Hockey Giant and Comlax, in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Total Hockey, Inc. a Missouri-based hockey and lacrosse retail chain. The acquisition closed on August 5, 2016, and included Pure Hockey assuming leases for 23 Total Hockey stores, an office and distribution center and several e commerce sites as part of Total Hockey’s Chapter 11 proceeding.
With the closing of the Total Hockey acquisition, and its recent acquisition of Hockey Giant in late 2015, TSG Enterprises, based in Holliston, Massachusetts, operates 54 stores across the United States and now enters new markets including Missouri, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Maryland, Utah, and Colorado. TSG Enterprises continues to be the largest ice hockey retailer in the United States, with a strong presence in both physical and internet retail operations.
Jonathan D. Tamkin and Tamkin & Hochberg, have served as primary outside counsel to TSG Enterprises since its formation in 2003 and served as lead counsel on all retail lease acquisitions in connection with the transaction along with the transaction’s financing and with corporate matters related to the acquisition.