Gilde Buy Out Partners completes investment in MBK Fincom

Niederer Kraft Frey has advised Credit Suisse (Switzerland) Ltd., acting as agent and mandated lead arranger, on the financing of Gilde Buy Out Partners’ acquisition of MBK Fincom. The transaction was completed on 10 February 2022.

Gilde Buy Out Partners is a leading European private equity investor in mid-market transactions with operations in the DACH region, the Benelux and Italy. MBK is a strong-growing, pan-European e-commerce player with an innovative business model that allows the company to leverage its own digital brands through data-driven tools. MBK co-designs its own-brand products and makes a rigorous value-for-money product selection across a broad range of categories, including home furniture, above-ground pools, beach accessories, garden and patio furniture, sports and fitness, and others. MBK is headquartered near Lugano, Switzerland, and is active across 24 countries, including Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Austria and Switzerland.

The NKF team was led by Finance partners Till Spillmann and Philip Spoerlé, working with partner Adrian Koller (Finance), associate Katalin Siklosi (M&A/Finance) as well as partner Markus Kronauer (Tax).