Razor Group’s Acquisition of Factory14

GLNS, Cuatrecasas and Elvinger Hoss advised Razor Group on this transaction.

The Berlin-based start-up Razor Group GmbH has acquired 100 per cent of the shares in the European e-commerce aggregator factory14.

With this, the Razor Group is expanding its portfolio, which already counts over 150 brands, by more than 20 additional e-commerce brands.

The Razor Group was founded in summer 2020 and has 450 employees with offices in Europe, the USA, China and India. It acquires successful shops from Amazon and other online marketplaces and uses economies of scale to make the acquired companies even more profitable.

The company is backed by renowned investors such as Victory Park Capital, 468 Capital and Black Rock and has successfully raised more than 700 million Euros in debt and equity.

The GLNS team included Dr Daniel Epe (Picture – Lead), Dr Daniel Gubitz, Ferdinand Graf von Spreti (all Corporate/M&A) and Andreas Scheidle (Tax).

The Cuatrecasas team was led by Kai Christian Fischer and Ana Laso Majada.

In Luxembourg, the law firm Elvinger Hoss was involved with a team led by Francois Felten and Pierre Gros.

Involved fees earner: Kai Christian Fischer – Cuatrecasas; Ana Laso – Cuatrecasas; François Felten – Elvinger Hoss Prussen; Pierre Gros – Elvinger Hoss Prussen; Daniel Epe – GLNS; Ferdinand Graf von Spreti – GLNS; Daniel Gubitz – GLNS; Andreas Scheidle – GLNS;

Law Firms: Cuatrecasas; Elvinger Hoss Prussen; GLNS;

Clients: Razor Group GmbH;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler