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Freshfields advises Razor Group on acquisition of Valoreo and financing round

Global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) has advised Razor Group on its acquisition of Valoreo, while also assisting with the Series C financing round and ongoing work related to its debt facilities.

Berlin-based global e-commerce aggregator Razor Group has acquired Mexico City-based Valoreo, a leading e-commerce player in Latin America. Razor also received $70 million from a funding round led by consumer-focused investment firm L Catterton to drive its long-term growth and to expand its business model to additional geographies, e-commerce verticals and marketplaces.

The Freshfields team for the transactions included Partners Lars Meyer (M&A, Frankfurt/Berlin), Michael Josenhans (Finance, Frankfurt), Counsel David Schwintowski (M&A, Berlin, all Lead), Partner Alexander Schwahn (Tax, Hamburg), Counsel Uwe Salaschek (Antitrust, Berlin) and Scott Blumenkranz (M&A, Silicon Valley), Principal Associates Christina Banz (Finance, Frankfurt), Laura Frühauf (M&A, Berlin), Gaïa Pattyn (M&A, London) and Tobias Franz (Tax, Hamburg) as well as Associates Johannes Rogge-Balleer, Tainá Moreira de Araújo (both M&A, Frankfurt), Alexander Schramm (M&A, Berlin) and Ryan Taylor (M&A, New York).

The inhouse team at Razor Group comprised André Schneider (General Counsel) and Carlos Pons-Fuster Montaner (IP Counsel, both Berlin).