Wave Invests in Hanseatic Coffee

Posted on: September 24, 2021

HAMBURG, Germany – WAVE Investments GmbH (“WAVE”), announces the acquisition of a strategic stake in Hanseatic Coffee Company GmbH (“Hanseatic”) based in Hamburg. This investment represents an expansion of the WAVE portfolio of coffee roasters and coffee retailers. The WAVE Group now includes investments in four independent companies across Germany and Sweden (Andraschko Kaffeemanufaktur – Berlin, PCR Public Coffee Roasters – Hamburg and Lykke Kaffegårdar – Stockholm).

Hanseatic Coffee Company is an up-and-coming young brand that delivers highest quality specialty coffee in carefully designed packaging. Hanseatic Coffees can be found in retail, wholesale, and online configurations.

Sven Peters, founder and managing director of the Hanseatic Coffee Company shares: “We are very pleased to have found a strategic partner in WAVE. We believe that the WAVE team can support our further expansion in Germany and elsewhere around the world.” Peters goes on to add: “Together with WAVE partners like Andraschko Kaffeemanufaktur, Public Coffee Roasters, and Lykke Kaffegårdar, we see great possibilities to expand our product range and our sales network nationally and internationally.”

Nils Erichsen, managing partner of WAVE continues: “From WAVE’s point of view, Hanseatic’s product and sales concepts along with the outstanding team all fit perfectly into our portfolio of specialty coffee roasters. We are very excited about the retail expertise Sven Peters and his team will bring to the existing resources in our Group.” The WAVE investment is based on a strong belief in the Hanseatic Brand along with the possible synergies for all WAVE coffee businesses to learn and mature together.

About Hanseatic Coffee Company GmbH

Hanseatic Coffee Company GmbH was founded in Hamburg in 2014 by Kathrin and Sven Peters. The Peters family has been importing, producing, and trading food and coffee for several generations. Sven Peters’ father was a coffee merchant who inherited his passion for coffee from a similarly enthusiastic family line before him.

Hanseatic Coffee stands for quality, innovation, appreciation, fairness, and sustainability around coffee. The company aspires to roast and deliver top-quality coffees for “everyone” who recognizes modern tradition. Target customer groups include upscale food retailers as well as at-home consumers, offices, and restaurants in Germany and Europe.
For more information: https://hanseatic-coffee.com