Barclays Private Equity sells Spezialversender Schneider to Silverfleet Capital

We advised Barclays Private Equity

HSCie Customer

Barclays Private Equity, Munich
Barclays Private Equity is one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors with a team of 40 investment professionals in eight offices across five countries. In the past 30 years Barclays invested in over 350 businesses, focused of mid-market Buy-outs.

Sold Company

Schneider Versand Holding GmbH, Wedel
The Schneider Group sells products into the German, Austrian, Swiss, Dutch and Swedish markets and primarily sells through four distribution channels being Schneider for corporate gifts and promotional products, Impressionen for trading names of lifestyle products, Conley´s for fashion In-Labels and Discovery for innovative articles for daily use from all over the world. Its online business, especially in the fashion and lifestyle areas, is growing strongly. In 2009, Schneider employed in total around 650 people and generated total sales of €241 million.


Silverfleet Capital, London
Silverfleet Capital is a European private equity firm with a core focus on businesses where opportunities exist for a Buy & Build strategy. The company has significant experience across a range of diverse sectors. The principal focus is on investing in Business and Financial Services, Healthcare, Leisure and Retail/ Consumer.


Hübner Schlösser & Cie advised Barclays Private Equity, the founding family Schneider and the management of the Schneider Group in the entire transaction process. This includes research, approach of potential investors, due diligence examinations and conducting negotiations with the vendors.

Year: 2010
Transaction value: Not published
Industry: Consumer Goods
Business field: Mergers & Acquisitions

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