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. That's the Oaklins way.

Global Deals

Oaklins Consumer & Retail Specialists


South Africa, Johannesburg

Yaron Zimbler


Canada, Montreal

Sebastien Nadeau

Mexico, Mexico City

Arseny Lepiavka

Peru, Lima

Eduardo Campos

United States, Atlanta

James S. Grien

United States, Boston

Craig M. Gibson

United States, Chicago

Arthur J. Lyman

United States, Cleveland

David D. Dunstan

United States, Los Angeles

Brian Levin

United States, New York

W. Gregory Robertson

Asia Pacific

China, Hong Kong

Richard Winter

Japan, Tokyo

Taro Okayama

Singapore, Singapore

Alistair Burgoyne

Thailand, Bangkok

Giang Tran Thuy

Europe and Middle East

Austria, Vienna

Christian Hurek

Croatia, Zagreb

Željko Perić

Czech Republic, Prague

Ondrej Berka

Denmark, Copenhagen

Mads Thomsen

Estonia, Tallinn

Heikki Källu

Finland, Helsinki

Claes von Heiroth

France, Paris

Hadrien Mollard

Germany, Hamburg

Lutz Becker

Ireland, Dublin

Leo Casey

Israel, Tel Aviv

Boaz Levi

Italy, Milan

Marco A. Vismara

Latvia, Riga

Valērija Lieģe

Lithuania, Vilnius

Karolis Pocius

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Marc van de Put

Norway, Oslo

Trygve Graff-Wang

Poland, Warsaw

Henryk Rytwinski

Russia, Moscow

Alexey Bykov

Slovakia, Bratislava

Miroslav Hilčík

Slovenia, Ljubljana

Jure Jelerčič

Spain, Madrid

José Antonio Martín de los Santos

Sweden, Gothenburg

Sven-Åke Lewin

Sweden, Stockholm

Lars Gustafsson

Switzerland, Zurich

Jens Rutten

United Kingdom, London

Christian P. Schosland

United Kingdom, London

Jonathan Buxton


Consolidation in the online travel market

CONSUMER & RETAIL DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands has acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the owners of dé VakantieDiscounter in its sale to Otravo. The Dutch team set up a broad international process to find the right partner. In cooperation with their international colleagues, the team approached parties from several countries….


Actev checks into boutique hotel group

CONSUMER & RETAIL DEAL FLASH: Smith & Williamson has advised the shareholders of Actev Limited on their investment in Another Place Ltd. The team advised the buyer throughout the process, from the origination and analysis of the opportunity through to negotiations with the management team and other shareholders. Read more about the transaction, market trends,…


Online travel

CONSUMER & RETAIL DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ team in Sweden acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the owners of Flygstolen Nordic AB in its sale to Otravo Topholding B.V. Oaklins’ Dutch team identified the buyer. This deal demonstrates the value and competitive advantage Oaklins provides in identifying a strategically sound buyer in cross-border acquisitions, in addition…


Consolidation in the retail pharmaceutical industry in Peru

CONSUMER & RETAIL DEAL FLASH:  Oaklins’ team in Peru acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Mifarma S.A.C. (Mifarma), a subsidiary of the Peruvian holding group Quicorp, who acquired Albis S.A. The team assisted Mifarma in the valuation of Boticas Arcangel and in the identification and quantification of potential industry and company specific synergies in…


Starbucks sells rights to Puerto Rico stores

CONSUMER & RETAIL DEAL FLASH: Oaklins’ Atlanta team served as the sole financial advisor to Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) in its sale of the exclusive right to operate Starbucks stores in Puerto Rico to Baristas Del Caribe, LLC, an affiliate of Puerto Rico-based Empresas Fonalledas Inc. The team assisted Starbucks in attracting a partner that shares…


Mud Pie completes debt recapitalization

CONSUMER & RETAIL DEAL FLASH:  Oaklins’ specialist teams from Atlanta, Boston and New York served as the exclusive financial advisor to Mud Pie, LLC in its debt recapitalization and repurchase of shares owned by minority investor Lineage Capital LLC. The team arranged senior and mezzanine financing to effect a recapitalization for Mud Pie, LLC that…