Online supermarket Picnic has raised EUR 250m provided by the existing shareholders and ABN AMRO to open a robotic distribution centre and to support further growth. The high-tech distribution centre will be operational in 2 years and aims to supply c. 150,000 families with fresh groceries every week. The centre will be one of the largest in the world of its kind and includes three temperature zones, room for more than 200,000 crates to store products and fully automated sorting, packing and distribution machines, specially developed by Picnic.
Nielen Schuman has acted as debt advisor to Picnic.
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