Reference Transaction

Advising Advent International on the acquisition of Douglas GmbH

Advent International logoDouglas GmbH logo
Consumer & Retail
Buy-side M&A
Transaction by Dr. Taro Niggemann

Represented by Dr. Taro Niggemann

Advent International is a global private equity firm with a focus on investing in companies to accelerate and improve their performance. Founded in 1984, Advent International has more than USD 60 bn in assets under management. Over the years, Advent International has invested in more than 370 companies across the world in a variety of sectors, including consumer, education, financial services, healthcare, industrial, retail, and technology.

Douglas GmbH is a German personal care company that specializes in beauty and health products. Founded in 1972, the company has grown to become one of the leading providers of beauty and health products in Germany, with a wide range of products ranging from cosmetics to health care products. Douglas GmbH operates more than 2,400 stores in Germany and operates over 500 stores in other countries.

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About the sector

Consumer & Retail

Germany is Europe's largest consumer market with a population of over 80 m and above-average purchasing power. The industry is considered robust because demand for consumer goods is largely independent of economic fluctuations.

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