Banks on the Acquisition Financing of LISTAN by Afinum
Shearman & Sterling advised the banks on the financing of the acquisition of a majority investment in LISTAN Group by Afinum Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG. Afinum supports the founding team to realize further growth through penetration of the company’s core markets, continued internationalization, and further expansion of its product portfolio.
LISTAN, through its brands “be quiet!” and “Xilence” provides high-performance computer components targeted at performance gamers and computer enthusiasts. Based on products with superior features such as extremely low noise and heat emission levels, industry leading product quality, and award-winning design, the company has gained trust and brand awareness among both its relevant distribution channels and its end customers, has become one of the market leaders in the DACH market, and highly successfully initiated its geographical expansion in Europe and globally.