Gilbert + Tobin has advised on the financing elements revolved around Liverpool Partner’s majority stake acquisition in Seven Miles Coffee Roasters.
Firm: Gilbert + Tobin (Epsilon Direct Lending).
Deal: Epsilon Direct Lending has been advised on the financing of Liverpool Partner’s majority stake in Seven Miles Coffee Roasters, as well as the Australian Beverage Corporation.
Area: Banking and finance.
Key players: The G+T team was led by partner and head of banking Gail Christopher, with support from banking lawyers Elizabeth Athanassios and Catrina Chen and graduate Kin Pan.
Deal significance: Epsilon Direct Lending is a new non-bank lender that provides loans to middle-market Australian companies looking to accelerate growth through acquisitions, expansions, and buyouts.
Meanwhile, Seven Miles Coffee Roasters has been in operation for more than 50 years and is an Australia based speciality coffee group that serves more than 800 cafes and thousands of retail customers across Australia.
“We were delighted to work with the Epsilon Direct Lending again on another great private equity transaction,” said G+T’s Gail Christopher.
“Epsilon’s entry into the market strengthens the growing non-bank lending market in Australia, and we are delighted to have been given the opportunity to partner with them.”