Christ is a German jeweller, founded in Frankfurt in 1863 and now based in Hagen. The company is a market leader in jewellery and watches in Germany in the mid-to-upper price segment.
Christ focusses on its own specialised stores in high street locations and shopping malls, along with flagship stores at airports and prestigious department stores. Additionally, Christ runs a strongly growing e-commerce platform. Through its strong multi-channel capabilities bridging between the stationary stores and the e-commerce business, Christ leverages its strong brand online and offline.
"Over the past years, 3i has been a valuable partner in our brand’s success. The team supported us in shaping our strategy, enhancing our channel offering, strengthening the brand portfolio and driving operational excellence." Stephan Hungeling CEO, Christ
This transaction involved a recommendation of 3i Investments plc, advised by 3i Germany.