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2014-01-06 12:30:25

NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Falconhead Capital, LLC, a private equity firm specializing in growing sports and consumer-focused businesses, today announced that it has sold its portfolio company NYDJ Apparel, LLC, one of the world's leading women's denim apparel brands, to Crestview Partners and Maybrook Capital Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Vernon, California, NYDJ offers a range of on-trend and figure-flattering...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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