Consumer & Retail

A buy-side or sell-side transaction is a process that needs an agile partner who delivers when required, helping you achieve your vision. Oaklins' professionals understand the nuanced differences between national markets when it comes to e-commerce, innovative logistics, price transparency, fashion trends and global consolidation. Leveraging our strong relationships with leading sector players, our clients have realized premium valuations, both locally and cross-border.

Our dynamic approach helps you encounter the most extraordinary opportunities, often in unexpected places.

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Christian Hurek

Austria

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Thomas Regitschnig

Austria

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Recent Oaklins news

Orlebar Brown makes waves

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins Cavendish has advised the shareholders and management of Orlebar Brown Limited on the sale of the business to Chanel. “We were delighted to advise on the sale of Orlebar Brown to Chanel and believe that Chanel, with its long-term focus on building enduring global brands, is the ideal partner for the next chapter at Orlebar Brown. With its strong digital presence and…

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Creation of the third largest DIY group in the Baltics

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in the Baltic region has advised Mylnvest Estonia, a consortium of private investors, on the sale of the DIY chain Bauhof Group AS to Ermi Group, a subsidiary of the Baltics’ largest retail group, Vilniaus Prekyba. This acquisition will bring immediate sourcing synergies to Vilniaus Prekyba in their domestic market in addition to strengthening the group’s presence in Estonia. Read more about…

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Sale of a leading supplier of equestrian equipment to a financial investor

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in Germany has advised the managing shareholder of HKM Group on the sale of a majority stake in the company to Frankfurt-based private equity investor Finatem. Equestrian equipment distribution is largely fragmented, with independent mom-and-pop stores dominating the market sphere across almost all geographies. However, consolidation is ongoing and has seen larger specialist retailers prosper. Read more about the transaction, market…

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Billion-dollar kibble

Our petcare specialist was in Nuremberg for the industry’s major trade fair. Interzoo 2018 drew record crowds this year, with nearly 2,000 companies exhibiting. Access to the Interzoo trade fair is limited to industry professionals. Thorben Wöltjen, Oaklins’ petcare specialist, was there tracking innovations in the sector. He joined business leaders and entrepreneurs from 117 countries from around the globe who are guiding growth in…

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Decorative lighting developer and home building products leader design a perfect fit

DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in Cleveland has advised L.D. Kichler Co., a designer of decorative lighting products, on its sale to Masco Corporation, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of branded home improvement and building products. Read more about the transaction, market trends, deal drivers and M&A valuation aspects.

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