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    Luqom Group
    Germany / Private Equity

    Consumer

    Overview

    Luqom Group is the #1 vertically-integrated online retailer of lighting products in Europe. It is headquartered in Germany, from where it distributes own-brand and third party products to customers all over Europe through 17 country-specific online shops.

    Luqom Group differentiates itself from its competitors through an extensive range of ~45,000 products, broad and differentiated product assortment, in-depth product knowledge, excellent customer service and high product availability. The company generated €137m of sales in 2019, of which ~60% came from outside Germany. Luqom has grown strongly in the DACH region as well as internationally, through a steady roll-out across European countries in recent years.

     

    Highlights

    • Via our Business Leaders Network we appointed Jochen Wilms, a seasoned expert in both the building supply and online industries
    • Supporting the business to further strengthen its position in Germany and further penetrate existing and additional international markets
    • We also introduced the operational Venture Capital fund Project A Ventures as minority investor to further improve Lampenwelt’s best-in-class digital capabilities
    "We are delighted to be partnering with 3i for the next stage in our growth story. 3i has extensive experience in the consumer sector and an impressive network which will help us enlarge our footprint in Europe." Thomas Rebmann, CEO, Luqom Group

    Regulatory information 
    This transaction involved a recommendation of 3i Investments plc, advised by 3i Germany.

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