L Catterton makes significant investment in AmaWaterways

L Catterton, a leading global investment firm, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a significant stake in AmaWaterways, a global, award-winning luxury river cruise line, from a consortium of investors led by Certares. L Catterton joins founders Rudi Schreiner, Kristin Karst, and the Murphy family, all of whom remain committed to supporting AnaWaterways’ long-term growth and innovation in the river cruising industry and will continue to have meaningful ownership in the company.

Lenz & Staehelin advises L Catterton in this transaction. The team is led by Tino Gaberthüel (M&A) and includes Till Haechler, Lukas Held, Nicolas Lehmann, Martina Pavicic, Lukas Walter, Michael Krähenbühl (all M&A), Astrid Waser (Regulatory), Marcel Tranchet, Norman Walczak (both Finance), Matthias Oertle, Anja Affolter Marino (both Employment/Pension) and Leo Rusterholz (IT).