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Yanva & Disava Capital partners with French Retail to enter the fashion industry

Yanva & Disava Capital partners with French Retail to enter the fashion industry by acquiring an 80% stake in the company. Yanva & DIsava Capital will support the business on its growth journey of opening new retail shops, further expanding its digital presence and developing even more the brands Celio and Etam on the local market.

Yanva & Disava Capital is a fast-developing investment company that helps entrepreneurs create and build a strong, stable and successful businesses. By becoming a strategic partner to companies on their growth journey, Yanva & Disava Capital aims to build a profitable and sustainable business model and growth opportunities for all stakeholders. The company provides not only financial help to its partners, but also mentorship, strategic planning, business development, operational management and support. So far, Yanva & Disava Capital has invested in some of the most successful businesses in Bulgaria in the sectors of IT, financial services and business services.

French Retail is the exclusive franchisee and retailer in Bulgaria for the men’s clothing brand Celio and the lingerie brand Etam. The company has successfully marketed and managed the brands on the local market for 20 years. In addition to its online shops, the company has a total of eight brick-and-mortar retail shops in Sofia, the capital and largest city in Bulgaria. French Retail has also developed its own multi-brand retail concept for baby footwear, 1001 Pantofki, which is one of the largest on the local market.

Oaklins’ team in Bulgaria acted as buy-side advisor to Yanva & Disava Capital, leading the transaction process, deal structuring and negotiations, and assisting throughout the acquisition process.

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 Ivan  Angelov

Ivan Angelov

Associate Director
Sofia, Bulgaria
Oaklins Karoll
 Nasko  Jordanov

Nasko Jordanov

Principal
Sofia, Bulgaria
Oaklins Karoll

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