Capidea invests in Maki
The Danish private equity fund Capidea has entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling shareholding in Maki Investment ApS (and thereby indirectly in Maki A/S). Maki is the largest distributor of toys and games in the Nordic region. Plesner acted as lead counsel for Capidea.
Capidea invests in Maki, which is the largest distributor of toys and games in the Nordic region, primarily targeted at the 0-8 age group. Maki has a portfolio of more than 60 strong international toy brands and their toys and games are available in more than 5,000 retail chains, webshops and independent retailers.
Maki was founded in 1995 and has grown significantly in recent years, fortifying the Company's position as a leading distributor of toys and games in the Nordic region.
Capidea makes long-term investments in competitive small and medium-sized Danish companies, i.a. within trading and distribution. Capidea has a total capital commitment of approximately DKK 2.3 billion in three funds.
The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close in Q1 2021.
Read Capideas press release here.