Authentic Brands Group Acquires the Internationally Renowned Photo House Iconic Images

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Authentic Brands Group Acquires the Internationally Renowned Photo House Iconic Images and Establishes New Fine Arts Vertical

Iconic Images’ Extensive Catalog Includes Historic Images from the Frontline of Fame

London and New York – November 15 – Authentic Brands Group (ABG) a brand development, marketing
and entertainment company and the owner of a portfolio of global media, entertainment and lifestyle brands,
today announced the acquisition of Iconic Images, a UK-based enterprise which is home to an extensive
archive of millions of images spanning the history of fashion, rock and roll, film, politics, royalty and pop
culture. The acquisition marks the creation of a new Fine Arts vertical within ABG’s Entertainment portfolio.

Through this acquisition, ABG will own and manage the rights to the entire Iconic Images photography
archive including fine art prints from acclaimed photographers Ed Caraeff, Eva Sereny, Ted Williams and
Terry O’Neill, as well as photos of musical icons and Hollywood greats such as The Rolling Stones, Jimi
Hendrix, Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Kate Moss and many more. Iconic Images brings
long standing active relationships within key markets around the world including New York City, Paris, Los
Angeles, Dubai and Tokyo. The impressive and vast Iconic Images photography catalog will come to life
across licensed merchandise, endorsements, events & exhibitions as well as media. Additionally, the
archive will be utilized to enhance ABG’s rich storytelling around key partnerships.

“ABG is already home to the most iconic names in entertainment including Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe
and Muhammad Ali. Iconic Images’ unparalleled archive is a natural fit for ABG’s portfolio,” said Marc
Rosen, President – Entertainment ABG. “We continue to explore new and innovative ways to preserve and
monetize the most memorable moments and icons in modern pop culture. We are thrilled to establish Fine
Arts as ABG’s newest vertical with the acquisition of Iconic Images and excited to continue investing in art
and photography.”

“ABG’s expertise in investing in valuable IP, storytelling and marketing is what makes the acquisition of
Iconic Images an organic fit. ABG has a proven ability in unique storytelling and marketing, and I am thrilled
to join forces with this esteemed organization,” said Robin Morgan, Founder, Iconic Images.

About Authentic Brands Group

Authentic Brands Group (ABG) is a brand development, marketing and entertainment company, which
owns a portfolio of global media, entertainment and lifestyle brands. Headquartered in New York City, ABG
elevates and builds the long-term value of more than 30 consumer brands and properties by partnering
with best-in-class manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers. Its brands have a global retail footprint across
the luxury, specialty, department store, mid-tier, mass and e-commerce channels and in more than 6,300*
freestanding stores and shop-in-shops around the world.

ABG is committed to transforming brands by delivering compelling product, content, business and
immersive experiences. It creates and activates original marketing strategies to drive the success of its
brands across all consumer touchpoints, platforms and emerging media. ABG’s portfolio of iconic and
world-renowned brands includes Marilyn Monroe®, Elvis Presley®, Muhammad Ali®, Shaquille O’Neal®,
Dr. J®, Greg Norman®, Neil Lane®, Thalia®, Sports Illustrated®, Reebok®, Eddie Bauer®, Spyder®, Volcom®, Airwalk®, Nautica®, Izod®, Forever 21®, Aéropostale®, Juicy Couture®, Vince Camuto®, Lucky Brand®, Nine West®, Jones New York®, Frederick’s of Hollywood®, Adrienne Vittadini®, Van Heusen®, Arrow®, Tretorn®, Tapout®, Prince®, Vision Street Wear®, Brooks Brothers®, Barneys New York®, Judith Leiber®, Herve Leger®, Frye®, Hickey Freeman®, Hart Schaffner Marx®, Thomasville®, Drexel® and Henredon®. Pending acquisition in Q1 2022.

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About Iconic Images

Iconic Images represents many of the world’s most renowned photographers, creating international touring
exhibitions, consigning fine art prints and books to more than 30 galleries worldwide, and resourcing luxury
fashion brand collaborations and editorial image licensing to the world’s leading newspapers and

Our archives contain historic and iconic images from the frontline of fashion, rock, film, politics and royalty
by photographers who were pioneers in their field. The archive includes the world’s largest collections of
David Bowie and Elton John, Marilyn Monroe, Jimi Hendrix, Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, The Rolling
Stones, The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. It covers the universe of Vogue fashion photography from the late
1930s to modern day as well as the world of politics from Winston Churchill and John F. Kennedy to Nelson

Media Contact:
Haley Steinberg – Authentic Brands group (ABG)
VP, PR & Corporate Comms

Michelle Ciciyasvili – Authentic Brands Group (ABG)
Director, Public Relations

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