Secondhand vogue market Vinted desires to amass competitor Rebelle. The corporate provided 30,2 million euros for the acquisition. The deal acquired a constructive response from fee members and shareholders of Rebelle.
Vinted is an internet platform to purchase and promote pre-owned clothes, which was based in Lithuania. Rebelle can also be a secondhand vogue market from Germany, providing largely luxurious manufacturers. Vinted has been increasing its enterprise just lately, launching a logistics arm and on-line delivery platform. In the beginning of this yr, Rebelle went public, valued at practically 60 million euros.
Over 90% of shares
Vinted launched the information in a press launch. For the takeover, Vinted provided 1,35 euros per share. With 22,4 million shares of Rebelle, this comes all the way down to a complete of 30,2 million euros.
Vinted provided 30,2 million euros with 1,35 euros per share.
The corporate says it desires to personal over 90 p.c of Rebelle’s shares as a part of the deal. An appointed committee of Rebelle responded positively to the supply, based on Vinted, in addition to shareholders that collectively characterize 65 p.c of shares.
‘More and more aggressive panorama’
In a separate press assertion, Rebelle’s committee says ‘it will be potential to grasp its long run technique on a stand-alone foundation’. Nevertheless, this is able to require consolidation, mergers and acquisitions in an ‘more and more extra aggressive enterprise panorama for on-line second hand vogue marketplaces’.
“The committee recommends Rebelle to simply accept the supply.”
The committee writes: “(…) particularly in relation to the Provides speedy advantages of a money consideration within the brief time period, the Unbiased Committee unanimously recommends the shareholders of Rebelle to simply accept the Provide.”
Rebelle to stay separate platform
With a potential takeover, Vinted is planning a mix of each organizations. This implies Rebelle will stay a separate platform with present administration and staff staying on. The precise plans will kind as soon as the deal is accepted, although. The proposition expires on the nineteenth of August.
“Combining Rebelle’s experience and Vinted’s attain.”
“As an trade peer, we’ve adopted Rebelle for a few years and are impressed with their providing and what they’ve achieved within the luxurious section,” says CEO Thomas Plantenga of Vinted. “By combining Rebelle’s experience on this section with Vinted’s geographical attain and enormous member base, we see nice potential to create a strengthened worth proposition for customers, and in the end help elevated uptake of second-hand.”
Vinted at present has over 65 million members and operates in 16 markets in Europe and North America.