Perwyn Capital’s Acquisition of a Majority Stake in Barfer’s Wellfood GmbH

CMS advised BE Investment Partners and the founder of Barfer’s Wellfood GmbH on the deal.

Private equity investor Perwyn Capital has acquired a majority stake in Barfer’s Wellfood GmbH, Berlin. The target company produces pet food for dogs and cats on a BARF (Biologically Appropriate Raw Feeding) diet, selling the products through its own shops and online. Perwyn Capital acquired the shares by way of a structured auction from the company founder and a fund managed by BE Investment Partners as the sole shareholders. The founder and CEO of the target will remain on board as managing shareholder. The details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Cologne-based BE Investment Partners specialises in taking active stakes in mid-market companies in Germany. Its portfolio comprises various companies across a wide range of industries. 

A CMS team headed by partners Dr Malte Bruhns (Picture) and Dr Thomas Sonnenberg advised BE Investment Partners and the founder of Barfer’s Wellfood GmbH on all legal aspects of the deal. 

Involved fees earner: Moritz Pottek – CMS DeBacker; Dirk Baukholt – CMS Hasche Sigle; Malte Bruhns – CMS Hasche Sigle; Martin Friedberg – CMS Hasche Sigle; Patricia Jares – CMS Hasche Sigle; Tobias Kilian – CMS Hasche Sigle; Kai Neuhaus – CMS Hasche Sigle; Thomas Sonnenberg – CMS Hasche Sigle; Laura Stein – CMS Hasche Sigle;

Law Firms: CMS DeBacker; CMS Hasche Sigle;

Clients: BE Investment-Partners GmbH;

Giulia Di Palma

Author: Giulia Di Palma