Owner and management buy-out for van Laack

Sector(s)
Consumer
Deal type
Buyout / MBO / Growth / Equity capital / Restructuring
Date
December 2019
Countries involved
Germany

Client

van Laack GmbH is a leading German premium shirt maker with over 135 years of heritage and strong international presence

Deal

Capitalmind completed an owner and management buy-out for van Laack and advised on setting up a new capital structure

Parties

Lead team

  • Jürgen Schwarz

    Jürgen Schwarz

    Partner Germany

What we did

Capitalmind advised van Laack’s shareholders and management on the buy-out, conducting a focused international approach of selected partners. Furthermore, Capitalmind advised on setting up a new capital structure, in line with van Laack’s growth plan.

About the deal

van Laack is a leading German premium shirt maker with over 135 years of heritage and a strong international presence. With offering high-quality shirts van Laack has achieved an outstanding market position in the premium/affordable luxury apparel segment, based on quality leadership and first-class genre. The company has a fully vertical setup with two state-of-the-art factories, acting as the backbone of the brand. Products are sold globally via own retail locations in key cities and urban centres, an own online shop and selected wholesale partners.

The transaction marks an important building block for the growth strategy of CEO and majority shareholder Christian von Daniels. It complements the efforts of Mr von Daniels and the management team to further grow the brand domestically and internationally.