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CMS advises investors on taking stake in fabfab GmbH


Hamburg/Zurich – Luxembourg-based holding company Lesing Fabfab Sàrl has become a financial creditor and shareholder of e-commerce company fabfab GmbH (www.stoffe.de) in a round of financing.

An international team from CMS headed by Zurich-based partner Dr Stephan Werlen and Frankfurt-based partner Dr Hendrik Hirsch advised a group of investors led by Lesing Fabfab Sàrl on all legal aspects of the transaction, including structuring, negotiation and implementing the various elements of the deal (capital increase, loan-based financing and shareholder agreement). The lawyers also advised on the acquisition of shares in fabfab GmbH by Munich-based private equity firm Pinova Capital.

Headquartered in Schenefeld, Schleswig-Holstein, fabfab operates online stores in 12 European countries and describes itself as Europe’s market leader in the sale and distribution of fabrics by the metre and accessories via the Internet.

CMS Germany

Dr Hendrik Hirsch, Co-Lead
Dr Holger Pattberg, both M&A
Dr Rainer Freudenberg, Due Diligence, Corporate
Christoff Soltau, Competition
Marcus Fischer
Dr Julius Hirtz, both Tax
Dr Sabrina Streicher, Commercial
Anja Dombrowsky, Employment

CMS Switzerland

Dr Stephan Werlen, Co-Lead, M&A

CMS Luxembourg

Vincent Marquis
Jean-Philippe Monmousseau, both Tax/Structuring
Claude Feiereisen
Jehan Dupont Danzel d’Aumont, both Corporate

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CMS advises investors on taking stake in fabfab GmbH
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