Based in Bellevue, Washington, Savers is a leading North American for-profit thrift retailer with locations across the U.S., Canada and Australia.  Founded in 1954 by the Ellison family, Savers sells a wide range of merchandise that is sourced through donations to non-profit partners.  Freeman Spogli realized its investment in Savers through a sale of the company to Leonard Green Partners and TPG Capital in 2012.