Strategic review for AWG

Sector(s)
Consumer
Deal type
Restructuring / Sell your business
Date
July 2019
Countries involved
Germany

Client

AWG Allgemeine Warenvertriebs-GmbH, founded in Köngen near Stuttgart in 1969, is one of the major players in German apparel value retail, offering a wide selection of own and third-party brands for men, women, and children.

Deal

Capitalmind conducted a review of strategic options including a targeted international approach with a focus on strategic investors.

Parties

Lead team

  • Jürgen Schwarz

    Jürgen Schwarz

    Partner Germany

What we did

Capitalmind conducted a review of strategic options including a targeted international approach with a focus on strategic investors, supporting the creditors‘ trustee Dr. Holger Leichtle of Schultze & Braun, general representative Martin Mucha of GRUB BRUGGER and the owner & CEO Albrecht Maier, in the context of AWG’s insolvency in self-administration (“Schutzschirmverfahren”). Within a few weeks, Capitalmind provided detailed feedback from the decision-makers of relevant buyers to the AWG stakeholders. Due to its international reach and profound expertise in distressed situations, Capitalmind assured a swift delivery of qualified offers to the creditors’ committee as a basis for its decision-making process.

About the deal

AWG Allgemeine Warenvertriebs-GmbH, founded in Köngen near Stuttgart in 1969, is one of the major players in German apparel value retail, offering a wide selection of own and third-party brands for men, women, and children. AWG employs more than 2,000 people and generates sales in excess of € 250 million.

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