L'Atelier d'Amaya / Vendis Capital
Laure de Gorostarzu and Amaya de Gorostarzu, founders and owners of L’Atelier d’Amaya, have sold the company to Vendis Capital. Financial details have not been disclosed.
L’Atelier d’Amaya is a French jewellery brand created in 2007 by a mother and her daughter, engaged in designing and distributing personalized and affordable fancy jewellery – pendants, bracelets, rings and necklaces – made of 925 silver and and plated gold. The company has eight PoS in France and an e-shop launched in 2016. L’Atelier d’Amaya generated revenues of US$11.3 million (US$3 million online) and US$5 million EBITDA in 2018. L’Atelier d’Amaya has succeed in creating a loyal client base through social media (Instagram), becoming a very powerful brand in its segment.
Vendis Capital is an independent private equity firm focused on building and investing in small to medium-sized branded consumer companies in Europe that are well positioned for value-creating growth or transformation. The firm is based in Belgium.
Oaklins’ team in France advised the sellers in this transaction.
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