Capital raise of zooplus AG

We advised Zooplus

HSCie Customer

zooplus AG, Unterföhring, Germany
zooplus is an Internet-based pet shop for pet supplies. zooplus is a market leader amongst Internet sales channels.

Companies involved

Zouk Ventures Ltd., London, UK
Zouk is a globally-operating venture capital company.

Burda Digital Ventures GmbH, Munich, Germany
Burda Digital Ventures is a risk capital provider focusing mainly on digital space. It is part of Burda Digital GmbH, a Hubert Burda Media holding GmbH & Co limited partnership.

AdCapital Beteiligungs AG, Berlin, Germany
AdCapital is an equity capital and mezzanine capital provider.


zooplus was founded in 1999. zooplus was looking for growth capital to expand. It was provided during the third financing round by the existing partners and newcomers, including Zouk Ventures, Burda Digital Ventures and AdCapital.


HSCie advised zooplus AG on the entire process, including on approaching potential investors and putting together the documents relevant to the transaction. HSCie also drew up the transaction documents, advised on the valuation and the due diligence process and managed the negotiations.

Year: 2001
Transaction value: Not published
Industry: TMT/IT/Internet
Business field: Corporate Finance

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