With a Frankfurt-based team led by Partner Thomas K. Schrell, business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised HF Private Debt on funding Finexx’s acquisition of GSE Vertrieb group. The financing volume was not disclosed.
Finexx acquired GSE Vertrieb Biologische Nahrungsergänzung & Heilmittel GmbH, headquartered in Saarbrücken, as part of a succession plan. The majority stake was sold by Michael Gracher, the company’s founder and general manager; the other two general managers will remain with the company and continue to be shareholders. GSE has been operating since 1994 and develops and sells certified organic food supplements via the natural food retailing sector.
About HF Private Debt
HF Debt GmbH is the exclusive advisor to Luxemburg-based HF Private Debt Fund SCSp, which specializes in private debt financing for SMEs (EBITDA between EUR 2 million and EUR 10 million) and supports growth financing, succession solutions, and buy-outs by private equity investors. Geographically, it focuses on German, Western European, and Northern European companies with a long-standing history.
Counsel to HF Debt GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Thomas K. W. Schrell, LL.M. (Lead, Banking & Finance), Frankfurt
Anja Harms (Banking & Finance), Frankfurt