Clearwater International’s Debt Advisory team has advised Waterland Private Equity (Waterland) on raising finance to support the acquisition of Leupold Group (Leupold), a leading manufacturer of packaging solutions. The financing was comprised of a bank club providing term loans, a committed acquisition line as well as a working capital facility.
Founded in 1890 with headquarters in Schwabach, Germany, Leupold offers the entire range of services for folding cartons, presentational boxes, dispensers and displays with a specific focus on the personal and health care segment. Based on its superior market position, driven by its small batch expertise and market leading lead times, Leupold sees significant organic growth opportunities.
Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realising their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resource and industry expertise, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth both organically and through acquisitions.