Frankfurt am Main, 6 September 2021
SKYE PARTNERS has advised Invision on the acquisition of Reichelt-Group from Dätwyler Holding AG. The management of Reichelt-Group will participate as well.
The closing of the transaction is still subject to the approval by the German Federal Cartel Office. The parties have agreed not to disclose the terms of the transaction.
Reichelt-Group is one of the leading online distributors for electronics and technology in Germany. Reichelt-Group is specialized in selling products from well-known brand manufacturers in the area of electronics and PC technology to its customers. The product range includes more than 110,000 products from the areas of IT, measurement technology, components and home & security. Customers of the Reichelt-Group are companies (B2B), consumers (B2C) as well as public authorities and universities (B2A). Currently, Reichelt-Group employs about 320 people.
Since its foundation in 1997, Invision has successfully developed into one of the leading investment companies for corporate succession and growth financing for mid-sized companies in Europe. During this time, Invision has invested in over 50 companies and has achieved sustainable value growth. Invision sees itself as an entrepreneurial partner of founders, entrepreneurs and management teams. In its engagements, Invision places particular emphasis on understanding the specific needs of companies and entrepreneurs and developing individual solutions. Invision invests in established mid-sized companies, especially in succession constellations.
After successfully advising a secondary buyout of a software company at the end of last year, Christoph O. Breithaupt advised Invision on the buyer side again. In addition to the M&A legal transaction advice (due diligence, SPA, SHA etc.), the legal advice also included advice on the acquisition structure and antitrust.
SKYE PARTNERS, Frankfurt am Main: Christoph O. Breithaupt (lead), Holger Scheer, Julia Rosigkeit, Sandra Brieske, Lisa Schulte und Lukas Schobert (all Private Equity), Dr. Marius Fritzsche und Dr. Luca Rawe (Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law – Labour Law), Bettina Carr-Allinson (BCA-Law – IP/IT Law), Dr. Jochen Deister (DMZ Legal – Data Protection), Dr. Frank Bayer (frb-tax – Tax), Dr. Christoph Herrmann (herrmann legal – Antitrust), Dr. Anja Disput und Dr. Oliver Hübner (Disput Hübner Part mbB – Real Estate), Dr. Benedict Christ, Dr. Roland Müller, Dr. Adrian Dörig, Flavio Langenegger, Gordana Nisevic (VISCHER AG – Swiss Law)
Advisior Invision (Acquisition Financing): Michael Kohl (Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP)
Advisior Invision (Structuring): Sonya Pauls (Clifford Chance)
Advisors Dätwyler and Management
Baker McKenzie – Zurich: Dr. Alexander Fischer und Zarina Füglister
Baker McKenzie – Munich: Dr. Tino Marz
Christoph O. Breithaupt – SKYE PARTNERS
Tel: +49 69 9999938-22
Über SKYE PARTNERS:
SKYE PARTNERS (www.skye-partners.de) is active since February 1, 2018 as a transaction law firm, specializing in corporate law, venture capital, private equity and restructuring. With more than 25 years of international experience in corporate transactions, we use state-of-the-art software technology to form and coordinate bespoke teams for our clients’ complex transactions. Thereby, SKYE PARTNERS already developed a growing network of more than 400 legal advisers at 17 locations in the major jurisdictions of Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East.
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