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2 Feb 2023

MCF acted as Financial Adviser to Kyrö Distillery Company in the funding round of new growth capital

Kyrö Distillery Company completed a raise of over EUR 4m in a funding round to significantly contribute to the company’s growth in Germany, the UK and beyond.

In this consumer transaction, MCF supported Kyrö Distillery Company through its proven ability in originating and executing growth capital deals.

"In this fundraising we were looking for more than just capital. I am pleased that we found true retail professionals with entrepreneurial mindset, that mirrors ours. MCF Corporate Finance provided us with valuable support and advice throughout the entire process."

Jouni Ritola

CEO of Kyrö Distillery Company

The Deal

Kyrö Distillery Company, an all-rye distillery specialised in premium spirits, announced the successful closure of over EUR 4m growth funding round led by a group of investors having ownership interest in German retail business, including the founder of the Eat Happy-retail sushi concept. Growth will be Kyrö’s top priority for the coming years as the company – in addition to an award-winning gin and liqueur portfolio – currently has 1.2 million litres of rye whisky maturing and waiting to be shipped to consumers thirsty for ground-breaking whiskies around the world. Kyrö’s founding members continue to hold majority of the shares and votes in the company.

About Kyrö Distillery Company

Founded in 2012, Kyrö Distillery Company is an all-rye distillery based in Isokyrö, Finland. The company is specialised in premium rye whisky and gin as well as related products such as liqueur and ready-to-drink (“RTD”) products.

In 2022, Kyrö’s net sales exceeded EUR 6m.