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OMMAX Advised Gilde Buy Out Partners on Acquiring TonerPartner Group

#Digital Due Diligence

OMMAX acted as commercial advisor to funds advised by Gilde Buy Out Partners (“Gilde”), a leading mid-market private equity firm in the DACH region and the Benelux, on the successful acquisition of TonerPartner Group, one of Europe’s leading online retailers specialized in the marketing of ink, toner, and printer cartridges for a wide range of printers with business operations in 16 European countries. TonerPartner has a strong competitive positioning as a vertical specialist in Europe with strong performance marketing capabilities ensuring best-in-class digital visibility.

In preparation of the acquisition, OMMAX supported Gilde with a commercial due diligence in order to assess the relevant market, competitive landscape, customer segments, digital platform performance, IT infrastructure, business plan and growth potential.

We are highly satisfied with OMMAX’ work. They provided us with valuable insights which were an important factor in making our investment decision. We very much enjoyed working with the OMMAX team and look forward to further joint projects.

Andreas Klab, Partner at Gilde, highlights the great collaboration with the OMMAX team

About Gilde Buy Out Partners

Gilde Buy Out Partners is a leading European private equity investor in mid-market transactions with operations in the DACH region and the Benelux. Gilde manages funds in excess of EUR 3 billion and has offices in Frankfurt, Zurich, Utrecht, and Brussels. Since its inception in 1982, Gilde has supported more than 250 companies to realize their growth ambitions. Recent investments include e.g. Corilus, Eichholtz, Xindao, Gundlach, Kinkelder, and Caseking.

For more information, please visit: gilde.com

Toni Stork, CEO and Partner of OMMAX, comments:

“Congratulations to Gilde and TonerPartner Group. It was a great pleasure working together with such fantastic companies and we wish them all the best for their future endeavors.”

About Tonerpartner Group

Founded in 1993 and based in Hattingen (Germany), TonerPartner is one of Europe’s leading online retailers specialized in the marketing of toner and ink cartridges for a wide range of printers in 16 European countries. The company offers one of the broadest portfolios of original branded products, high quality white label and own branded compatible alternatives, as well as environmentally friendly recycled products. TonerPartner has a loyal and growing end customer base with more than 4 million B2B and B2C customers served in recent years. As of today, the company employs more than 130 employees.

For more information, please visit: tonerpartner.de


Do you want to learn more about OMMAX’ experience in transaction advisory? Get in touch with Toni Stork: toni.stork@ommax.de

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