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POLO Motorrad und Sportswear

POLO is a multi-channel retailer of motorcycle clothing, accessories and equipment. The company has a wide range of own-brand products developed by its in-house design and development team. These include the brands FLM and Pharao. POLO also sells well-known third-party brands.

Headquartered in Jüchen, Germany, POLO was originally founded as a mail order business in 1980. Today, POLO is a multi-channel retailer with a range of some 20,000 products and a network of over 80 stores across Germany and almost ten in Switzerland. This is the only retail chain of its kind in Switzerland and the second largest in Germany. Products are also available through a range of mail order platforms including online sites, mobile app and catalogues. The combined business currently employs over 700 full-time staff.

Investment Date

Feb 2015

Country

Germany

Business Description

Retail

Revenue at ACQ.

€114m

Employees at ACQ.

700

Investment Type

Secondary MBO

As the second largest supplier of motorcycle accessories and equipment we work in an attractive growth market and have established ourselves as a renowned partner for motorcyclists and bike enthusiasts.

ADD-ON ACQUISITIONS

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