Shearman & Sterling advised HF Private Debt on the financing of the acquisition of KAMA GmbH, a medium-sized machine manufacturer, by funds advised by PREMIUM Equity Partners.
KAMA GmbH, based in Dresden, Germany, is a worldwide operating innovation and market leader for machinery for further processing and finishing of printed products. KAMA GmbH designs and manufactures die cutters, hot foil stamping modules and machines for folding and gluing for the graphic industry. The company employs about 120 employees, and its solutions for finishing and postpress processing are operating successfully in more than 70 countries.
HF Debt GmbH, based in Hanover, Germany, and Vienna, Austria, specializes in private debt financing for SMEs. HF Debt GmbH is the exclusive advisor to HF Private Debt Funds SCSp, a debt fund of the private equity firm Hannover Finanz established in 2018 with a targeted fund volume of €250 million.