GLNS advises PARAGON PARTNERS on the investment in chicco di caffè

PARAGON PARTNERS has invested in chicco di caffè company for Kaffeedienstleistungen mbH based in Grünwald near Munich, a leading supplier of coffee-specialty bars in a corporate setting.

Founded in 2003, the company has grown steadily and today employs more than 300 people across more than 100 locations throughout Germany. chicco di caffè considers itself as a catering specialist who brings the best coffee experience directly into workplaces. The customer always decides, which products and services chicco di caffè shall offer – apart from coffee in its variations, also various hot and cold drinks as well as healthy and sweet snacks can be selected. The coffee bars themselves are designed modularly and can be individually adapted to local conditions – including the respective corporate identity.

PARAGON PARTNERS is an independent private equity company managing EUR 650 million of assets under management. PARAGON PARTNERS invests in mid-sized companies with a proven business model and sustainable value creation potential.

GLNS has advised PARAGON PARTNERS on the transaction with partner Dr. Tobias Nikoleyczik and Dr. Ludger Schult (both M&A/Private Equity) as well as Andreas Scheidle (Tax) and Associate Konrad Hildebrand. O&R Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (Sybille Podszun) has advised chicco di caffè.

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