September 17, 2020
Technology, Semiconductors and Electronics
GCA Advised Afinum on the Financing of the Acquisition of LISTAN Group
GCA advised Afinum Achte Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG on the acquisition of a controlling stake in LISTAN group, a fast-growing and leading provider of high-performance computer components. Afinum will support the founding team in driving further growth through increased penetration in the company’s core markets, continued internationalization, and further expansion of its product portfolio.
Through its brands “be quiet!” and “Xilence” LISTAN group provides high-performance computer components targeted to performance gamers and computer enthusiasts. Products with superior features, such as low noise and heat emission levels, industry-leading product quality and award-winning design have enabled LISTAN to gain trust and brand awareness among its relevant distribution channels and its end customers.
The company was founded in 2000 by three founders. It now has over 100 employees and is located at sites in the US, Germany, Poland and Taiwan.
GCA provided debt advice on all commercial aspects of the financing transaction.