Kirkland & Ellis is representing funds advised by Gilde Buy Out Partners on the acquisition of amor Group from funds advised and managed by 3i Group plc. The transaction is subject to approval by the relevant anti-trust authorities.
Amor Group, headquartered in Obertshausen near Frankfurt/Main, is one of the leading European producers and distributors of jewellery. Gilde Buy Out Partners is a leading European mid-market private equity investor with operations in the DACH and Benelux regions.
More information on the transaction is available here.
Kirkland’s Munich-based team was led by corporate partners Volker Kullmann and Dr. Christian Zuleger and included debt finance partner Dr. Markus Feil, tax partner Dr. Roderic Pagel, as well as corporate associates Dr. Bernhard Guthy, Dr. Matthias Söhner and Patrick Heinrichs and debt finance associate Marc Zimmermann.