Clearwater International Germany advises Kettler on its sale to Lafayette Mittelstand Capital

Clearwater International Germany has advised sports and leisure products manufacturer Kettler GmbH (Kettler), on its sale to private investment firm Lafayette Mittelstand Capital (Lafayette).

Kettler is a renowned manufacturer of high-quality sports, leisure furniture and toy products with outstanding brand recognition. The Company is located in Ense-Parsit, Germany, and was founded in 1949.

Lafayette is a private capital backed investment firm with offices in Frankfurt and Luxembourg with focus on mid-sized ("Mittelstand") companies headquartered in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The firm focuses on investment opportunities in attractive Mittelstand companies in special situations (including corporate spin-offs, re-capitalisation, restructuring, turnaround and insolvency).