8 July, 2021 London, UK
Claret Capital Partners Limited (“Claret”) has funded MMA Brand Services (“Una Brands”) with debt capital. Una Brands is a Singapore-Based e-Commerce aggregator that uses advanced technology to optimize and automate company identification, evaluation, integration, operations and marketing across a broad range of distribution channels, namely Amazon, Lazada, Shopee, Shopify, et al. The debt will be used to acquire 3rd party sellers (3PS) across these platforms and scale them across the Asia-Pacific region and will further help Una Brands accelerate its overall growth.
Kiren Tanna, Una Brand CEO notes, “Una Brands’ mission is to enable exceptional e-commerce entreprenuers realize the full potential of their online brands while providing them a path to an exit. We are excited to partner with Claret Capital Partners to bring this mission to life with access to the capital needed to acquire and invest to grow these brands. Their experience and successful track record of backing players like us in Europe strenthens our position as the leading e-commerce acquirer in APAC.”
Hemal Rawal, Principal, Claret Capital Partners adds, “The growth of 3PS aggregators across the world has been rapid and this is no different for the Asia-Pacific region where the consumer market is approximately 10x the size of that in Europe. We are delighted to join Kiren, his management team and the excellent investors who have been part of successful strategies like this in Europe, build the leading aggregator business in this region and truly scale.”
With strategy of catering to brands selling on multiple channels, Una Brands has invested in creating technology for multi-channel backend ERP system, growth tools, fulfilment and logistics service partners, workflow automation and other solutions tailored to the Asia-Pacific region. Acquired brands go through this engine to supercharge their growth and optimize their margins to become larger more profitable businesses.
About Una Brands
Una Brands was founded by e-commerce experts, to provide a fast and fair way for e-commerce business owners to sell their companies. Una Brands buys businesses with a long-term competitive advantage and strong brands and grows them in new markets and on new platforms. Una Brands is platform agnostic, acquiring businesses across leading e-commerce platforms including Amazon, Lazada, Shopee, Shopify and more. For more information on Una Brands, visit https://www.una-brands.com.
About Claret Capital Partners
Claret Capital Partners provides growth capital to innovative growth stage businesses. Since 2013 Claret’s team has backed over 120 European SMEs from a wide range of geographies across Europe. The Claret team have been active in the technology financing markets for over 20 years. We provide innovative debt solutions to help entrepreneurs and private equity investors grow their companies while minimising dilution. For more information on Claret Capital Partners, visit https://www.claret-capital.com/.
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