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Sacha Laing and Richard Facioni on what’s next for General Pants

Alquemie Group CEO Sacha Laing and Acta Capital founder and CEO Richard Facioni. Image: Supplied
Youth fashion retailer General Pants is on a roll. Over the last few years, it has entered the New Zealand market, expanded its presence in Australia and launched on online marketplaces, including The Iconic and Surfstitch. Now, the business is looking to accelerate this growth with the help of Alquemie Group, the retail investment platform at private equity firm Acta Capital, which recently acquired General Pants for a reported $60 million. We spoke to Richard Facioni, founder and CEO of Acta C