Jazwares Acquires Wicked Cool Toys

Alleghany Capital Corporation, announces that its subsidiary, Jazwares, LLC, a leading toy and consumer products company, has acquired Wicked Cool Toys Holdings, LLC.

ShopTalk Episode 4: Wicked Cool Toys’ Michael Rinzler

In episode 4 of aNb Media’s ShopTalk, our guest is co-founder and co-president of Wicked Cool Toys, Michael Rinzler. In this episode, Jim Silver and Jennifer Lynch chat with Rinzler about how he got his start in the toy business working under MGA’s Isaac Larian…

Jazwares Names Jeremy Padawer Chief Brand Officer

Jazwares, a global leader in toys and licensing, has announced that Jeremy Padawer joins the c-suite as Chief Brand Officer, effective immediately. Padawer is a toy industry veteran with deep expertise in brand development across multiple toy categories including collectibles, as well as an experienced executive in e-commerce and animated content. Padawer has been instrumental in Jazwares’ growth since joining the company in 2019 when Jazwares acquired Wicked Cool Toys. In this newly created role prioritizing brand and growth strategies, Padawer will be responsible for the company’s global brand building, design, marketing, and communications across all business units.

Company Profile: Jazwares

Founded in 1997, Jazwares saw many developments this year, including the acquisition of Wicked Cool Toys and licensing agreements for several popular entertainment properties. What’s in store for the company’s future?