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Chicago-based Mesirow Financial acted as the exclusive financial adviser to Enchanting Travels AG on its sale to Travelopia Holdings Ltd., a UK portfolio company of New York-based KKR & Co. Inc.

Enchanting Travels is a specialist in high-end, tailor-made travel and has arranged trips for more than 30,000 guests around the world. Based in Denver and Munich, Germany, the company’s cloud-based technology platform, Artemis, enables its travel consultants to rapidly create complex itineraries with dynamic pricing capabilities, transforming the traditional high-end luxury travel segment. Its proprietary technology also facilitates seamless execution for booking custom trips with carefully selected travel partners around the world.

“We are very pleased to have advised Enchanting Travels throughout this cross-border transaction," Shane McDaniel, managing director of Mesirow's Investment Banking group, said in a statement. "We are confident that the company's complementary tailor-made travel offerings will continue to thrive under Travelopia's ownership and believe Enchanting Travels' proprietary technology platform will be a significant driver of growth."