Shearman & Sterling has advised the European private equity fund Silverfleet Capital on the recapitalization of creatrade Group. Creatrade Holding controls the activities of appealing fashion and lifestyle brands (such as Conleys and Impressionen) on the basis of a customer-oriented, multi-channel approach throughout Germany and Europe.
Silverfleet Capital is an independent European holding company investing in midmarket companies and has been a long-standing client of Shearman & Sterling. A Shearman & Sterling team headed by Winfried M. Carli recently advised Silverfleet Capital on financing the purchase of Competence Call Center Holding GmbH and the recapitalization of Kalle Group.
On the creatrade Group recapitalization, the Shearman & Sterling team was led by partner Winfried M. Carli and included associate Andreas Breu (all Frankfurt-Finance).