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Fireman Capital sells pricey Calif. jeans maker

Rival Joe’s paying $97.6m for Hudson

Fireman Capital Partners of Boston is selling its high-end jeans maker, Hudson Clothing Holdings Inc., to Joe’s Jeans Inc. for $97.6 million, tripling its investment in four years.

Hudson makes jeans that can cost around $200 and are popular with celebrities. They are sold predominantly in upscale department stores like Nordstrom and Saks.

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