Investec Direct lending supports PX3 with its acquisition of long-standing Investec client Com Laude

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Our role

Investec Direct Lending continues its support of long-standing client, Com Laude, by providing senior debt facilities on a bilateral basis to support PX3’s acquisition of the business.

Investec will continue its role as sole lender to Com Laude, having supported the business since 2017. We have worked closely with Management over this period, and we are delighted to continue our support under PX3’s ownership.

Investec was able to quickly deliver approval for a flexible debt package to support the transaction while also providing FX solutions for the client.


About Com Laude

Com Laude is a global leader in internet domain name management and online brand protection. Headquartered in the UK, Com Laude is a tech-enabled business services company that manages internet domain name portfolios, monitors digital brand infringement, and ensures secure online brand presence for large corporates. The Company provides mission-critical internet domain name services to many of the world’s foremost branded companies, essential to the smooth functioning of their internet presence and infrastructure. Com Laude distinguishes itself through exceptional customer service and strategic advice, underpinned by the company’s deep domain knowledge and strong technology platform.


About PX3

PX3 stands for purpose, passion, and performance. It is a pan-European private equity firm founded in 2021 by Petter Johnsson, Gianpiero Lenza, and Sébastien Mazella di Bosco with headquarters in London. It invests behind transformative themes and targets companies operating within select segments of the business services, consumer and leisure, and industrials sectors with strong business fundamentals. PX3 is committed to supporting ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams build great businesses through transformative growth internationally and operational improvement. PX3 is the continuation and consolidation of the founding partners’ investment strategy and their relationship-focused and distinctive value creation model honed over 20 years working together.