GLNS advised Razor Group on the deal. Noerr advised 468 Capital. Osborne Clarke advised RedAlpine Venture Partners. Sullivan Cromwell advised Presight Capital. Honert + Partner advised Jebsen Capital. Latham & Watkins advised Fortress Investment Group.
Razor Group GmbH, the Berlin based brand aggregator, has received USD 125 million in an all-equity Series B financing round, bringing its valuation to over USD 1 billion. The round was subscribed by existing and new investors such as Fortress Investment Group, 468 Capital, Victory Park Capital, Presight Capital, Blackrock, Jebsen Capital, Redalpine and GFC.
Razor Group was founded in August 2020 as an early-adopter of the FBA-Amazon Acquirer business model. The firm acquires resellers on Amazon as well as other online-marketplaces and uses economies of scale to increase growth of each reseller acquired and of the whole group. After acquiring the first Amazon resellers in Germany, Razor Group has quickly expanded its M&A activities to other European countries, the United States of America, the United Kingdom and China. By establishing offices in Berlin, Delhi and Bangalore (India), Austin (Texas, United States of America), London (UK) and Shenzhen (China), Razor Group expanded its global physical presence as well. Currently, Razor Group has approximately 300 employees.
The GLNS team included Dr. Daniel Gubitz and Eva Maier (both Corporate), as well as Dr. Anselm Lenhard (Finance).
Inhouse General Counsel Adriana von Hardenberg advised Razor Group internally on this transactions.
The Noerr team included Sascha Leske, Laurenz Tholen.
The Osborne Clarke team included Nicolas Gabrysch, Maximilian Vocke.
The Sullivan Cromwell team included Maximilian Birke, Frederick Eggert.
The Honert + Partner team was led by Sven Fritsche.
The Latham & Watkins team included Mike Turner, Katie Kaplucha.
The inhouse team at Global Founders Capital included Eva Loef, Inka Brunn.
Involved fees earner: Daniel Gubitz – GLNS; Anselm Lenhard – GLNS; Eva Maier – GLNS; Sven Fritsche – Honert + Partner; Katie Kaplucha – Latham & Watkins; Mike Turner – Latham & Watkins; Sascha Leske – Noerr; Laurenz Tholen – Noerr; Nicolas Gabrysch – Osborne Clarke; Maximilian Vocke – Osborne Clarke; Frederick Eggert – Sullivan & Cromwell;