TAU is a New York and Hong Kong-based thematic investment platform with deep sector expertise in the global apparel and textile value chains.
We provide uniquely vetted investment opportunities creating impact at scale and above-market returns.
Emergence of digital technology and rapidly shifting consumer values and fashion preferences have brought significant challenges across the apparel supply chain. Apparel and textile manufactures are struggling to adapt to new industry dynamics wherein speed and cost efficiency are the currency, and sustainability is a must.
It is imperative for the apparel supply chain to become digitized through advanced technology to rapidly scale and build infrastructure to enable speedy and responsible manufacturing. Apparel manufactures require partners who can help strategize and execute on advanced technology-based transformation plans.
As a strategic equity partner, TAU is uniquely positioned to accelerate the future of responsible and resilient apparel and textile supply chains, with the capital, resourses, hands-on operational expertise and relationships to drive impact and value generation at scale.
Through its transformational approach - ESG-led and technology-enabled - TAU seeks to:
Increase manufacturers' profitability and scale
Improve the environment and the lives of workers
Deliver superior returns to investors
Where we invest
Our custom-built, purpose-driven team of investors, operators and advisors identify opportunities to bring capital and expertise to transform manufactures into leading sustainable suppliers operating at speed and scale in the fashion and textile industries.
We seek growth equity investments and buyout opportunities in the apparel supply chain worldwide.
Portfolio companies gain access to TAU's intelligence on key brand sourcing strategies & industry trends, combined with visibility on innovative technology driving higher efficiency and productivity.
Brands and retailers find new key suppliers to diversify into new sourcing countries and products, all while entering future digitized supply chains and improving their sustainability impact.
Investors generate above-market returns thanks to portfolio companies with enhanced revenue and competitiveness, reduced risk and increased exit potential.
TAU's blended expertise in supply chain, sustainability and investment management has led to the creation of TAU LAB, a technology and innovation hub where we empower and connect entrepreneurs, ecosystems and technologies.
Our unique transformation approach can be applied with benefit to many other adjacent or synergistic consumer industry verticals beyond the apparel industry, our starting point for transforming supply chains everywhere.