Authentic Brands CEO Jamie Salter on His Company's Global Ambitions as It Buys Forever 21

He sat down with Adweek exclusively to discuss the deal and how he got here


Authentic Brands Group’s acquisition of Forever 21 is the latest in a series of deals that have transformed Authentic Brands into the second largest brand management company in the world, behind only Walt Disney.

The $81 million transaction, in which Authentic Brands (ABG) partnered with mall operators Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners, increases the company’s annual global retail sales by nearly 20% from over $10 billion to over $12 billion. ABG and Simon will each own 37.5%, and Brookfield

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