Jamieson has advised the management team of Allegro Group on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Group by funds advised by Cinven, Permira and Mid Europa . This deal represents the largest 100% cash M&A deal in e-Commerce globally ever and the largest CEE private equity M&A deal in the last 3 years.
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Poznan, Allegro is the most popular online shopping destination in Poland with more than 20 million registered users. Allegro provides an online marketplace for companies and private sellers to sell their products to consumers, resulting in total sales of more than 850 thousand items a day. The company employs 1,275 people across five offices in Poznań, Warszawa, Toruń, Wrocław and Kraków. Based in Wrocław, Ceneo.pl is the most popular online comparison shopping business in Poland.