Oakley Capital’s Acquisition of Seven Miles


Kirkland & Ellis advised Oakley Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in Seven Miles GmbH through its fund Oakley Capital IV, partnering with its founders, Tom Schröder and Valentin Schütt.

Seven Miles is based in Germany and is a leading consumer technology company in the gift voucher and B2B gift card sector. Since it was founded in 2014, the business has grown rapidly to become one of the leading physical and digital gift card networks in the DACH region.

The team advising Oakley Capital was led by private equity partner Ben Leyendecker (Picture) and included private equity partner Volkmar Bruckner and associates Sebastian Haefele and Greta Harnisch.

Involved fees earner: Volkmar Bruckner – Kirkland & Ellis; Sebastian Häfele – Kirkland & Ellis; Greta-Josefin Harnisch – Kirkland & Ellis; Benjamin Leyendecker – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Oakley Capital;