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Ebner Stolz advises NOPPIES/Vendis Capital on the acquisition of Alvi

  • With the acqui­si­tion of Alvi, NOP­PIES adds the mar­ket lea­ding baby slee­ping pro­ducts brand in Ger­many to its port­fo­lio
  • The Alvi com­pany is the first Ger­man acqui­si­tion in Ven­dis’ cur­rent invest­ment fund
  • Beside finan­cial and tax due dili­gence sup­port Ebner Stolz pro­vi­ded SAP-Advice and tax struc­tu­ring sup­port

Ham­burg, 12. February 2018 - An Ebner Stolz tran­sac­tion team has advi­sed the Bel­gium PE inves­tor Ven­dis Capi­tal on the acqui­si­tion of the Ger­man Alvi. Ebner Stolz pro­vi­ded finan­cial and tax due dili­gence sup­port as well as SPA-advice and tax struc­tu­ring.

NOP­PIES, which was acqui­red by Ven­dis Capi­tal in May 2016, deve­lops and mar­kets spe­cia­li­sed maternity wear and baby clot­hing under the NOP­PIES, Queen Mum, IMPS&ELFS and Super­mom brands. All this to build and sup­port the stra­tegy of pro­vi­ding con­fi­dence and joy for mums and mums-to-be.
 
With the acqui­si­tion of Alvi, NOP­PIES adds the mar­ket lea­ding baby slee­ping pro­ducts brand in Ger­many to its port­fo­lio. Alvi is a heri­tage brand and offers a full assort­ment in the baby slee­ping seg­ment, inclu­ding slee­ping bags, bed­ding and tex­ti­les. The Alvi com­pany is the first Ger­man acqui­si­tion in Ven­dis’ cur­rent invest­ment fund.

Anne-Gien Haan, CEO of NOP­PIES: “Alvi is a strong heri­tage brand known for its high-qua­lity baby slee­ping pro­ducts, and as a result has a mar­ket lea­ding posi­tion in its seg­ment in the Ger­man mar­ket. We are very plea­sed to com­bine our for­ces and are con­fi­dent that our busi­nes­ses will be mutually rein­for­cing and the­re­fore can achieve acce­le­ra­ted growth toge­ther. Com­bi­ned, we can invest more in our brands, bene­fit from mutually rein­for­cing assort­ments and a best in class multi-chan­nel offe­ring throug­hout Europe and beyond.”
 
Team Ebner Stolz: Mar­kus Sch­mal (Pro­ject Part­ner), Achim Rich­ter (Pro­ject Lea­der, FDD, SPA-Advice), Alex­an­der Roocks (Finan­cial Due Dili­gence) as well as Dr. Mar­kus Emm­rich (Tax Part­ner) and Kai Früch­te­nicht (Tax Due Dili­gence, Tax Struc­tu­ring, SPA-Advice)

Team Nexia part­ner Advi­cero Tax Sp. z o.o. (sup­port tax due dili­gence in Poland): Kat­ar­zyna Klim­kie­wicz-Depl­ano (Part­ner) and Sła­wo­mir Pate­juk (Tax Direc­tor)

Press Con­tact

Dr. Ulrike Höreth
Ebner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1371
ulrike.hoe­re­th@eb­ner­stolz.de

Cor­po­rate Con­tact

Mar­kus Sch­mal
Ebner Stolz
Lud­wig-Erhard-Straße 1
20459 Ham­burg
Tel.  +49 40 37097-175
mar­kus.sch­mal@eb­ner­stolz.de

Achim Rich­ter
Ebner Stolz
Lud­wig-Erhard-Straße 1
20459 Ham­burg
Tel.  +49 40 37097-338
achim.rich­ter@eb­ner­stolz.de

About Ebner Stolz

Ebner Stolz is one of the lar­gest inde­pen­dent mid-sized MDP firms in Ger­many and is among the Top Ten wit­hin this sec­tor. The firm has deca­des of in-depth expe­ri­ence in audi­ting, tax advice, legal advice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. More than 1,300 emp­loyees in all major Ger­man cities and busi­ness cen­ters offer a broad range of ser­vices based on a multi-dis­ci­p­li­nary approach. With around 100 emp­loyees, Ebner Stolz Cor­po­rate Finance ser­vice line is a key area of Ebner Stolz ser­vice port­fo­lio, which is cha­rac­te­ri­zed by a mar­ket lea­ding posi­tion in the seg­ment for SME tran­sac­ti­ons. In addi­tion to mid-cap cli­ents, Ebner Stolz advi­ses also nume­rous pri­vate equity firms and family offices on both domestic and cross-bor­der tran­sac­ti­ons.
 
Cross-bor­der audi­ting and con­sul­ting assign­ments are car­ried out with part­ners of Nexia Inter­na­tio­nal, one of the world’s lea­ding net­works of inde­pen­dent con­sul­ting and audi­ting firms. Nexia has more than 650 offices in more than 115 coun­tries.



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