Law firm Mayer Brown advised Indigo Capital on the mezzanine financing related to the buyout by private equity house Gilde of the European and Australian Spandex Group, the firm announced Friday. Gilde bought Spandex – a supplier of sign making and display products – from Gerber Scientific Inc. Mayer Brown advised Indigo Capital on the mezzanine financing and senior bridge commitments. Details of the financing were not released.
Leading global law firm Mayer Brown advised investment management firm Indigo Capital on the mezzanine financing in relation to the acquisition of the European and Australian Spandex Group by private equity house Gilde from Gerber Scientific, Inc.
Indigo Capital specialises in the provision of mezzanine and junior capital to privately-owned European businesses. This capital is often for transactions such as management buyouts, corporate acquisitions, expansion or recapitalisation. The firm frequently invests alongside leading private equity firms in addition to investing independently when appropriate situations arise requiring a mezzanine financing solution.
Spandex is a leading supplier to the sign making and display industry. The company specialises in marketing, sales, distribution and support of sign making and printing related systems and materials. Headquartered in Ruemlang/Switzerland, Spandex has various operations across Europe and Australia.
Mayer Brown advised Indigo Capital on the mezzanine financing and senior bridge commitments. The team was led by Frankfurt Banking & Finance partner Markus Strelow and London Banking & Finance partner Neil Caddy with assistance from Frankfurt Banking & Finance associate Christiane Mühe.