BlueGem Capital Partners LLP’s Acquisition of QMS Medicosmetics GmbH

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners and Squire Patton Boggs advised on the deal

BlueGem Capital Partners LLP finalized the acquisition of QMS Medicosmetics GmbH as part of a wider transaction also involving the acquisition of the sister company Descomed Limited as distributor for the English and international market.

The purchase price was not disclosed. The transaction was executed as a share deal, whereby all the shares in QMS Medicosmetics GmbH and Descomed Limited were acquired.

BlueGem Capital Partners LLP is a London based mid-market private equity manager established in 2007. Its investment focus and sector expertise is in branded consumer facing businesses and strategic distribution platforms (wholesale and retail).

QMS Medicosmetics GmbH is developing and producing high-end skincare products which are distributed within Europe.

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised BlueGem Capital Partners LLP with Mathias Schröder (Picture), Fabian Becker, Peter M. Schäffler (M&A), Steffen Wilberg (Real Estate), Dirk Stolz (IP/IT), Kerstin Deiters(Contract and Employment), Kai Oliver Runkel (Competition).

Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners advised with a team including Raimondo Premonte, Emanuele Bosia and Alessandro Meringolo.

Squire Patton Boggs advised QMS Medicosmetics GmbH and Descomed Limited selling shareholsers.


Involved fees earner: Fabian Becker – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Mathias Schröder – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Peter Schäffler – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Steffen Wilberg – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Dirk Stolz – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Kerstin Deiters – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Kai Oliver Runkel – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Law Firms: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Clients: BlueGem Capital Partners;