Frankfurt am Main, 17 March 2022
SKYE PARTNERS has advised Ostertag DeTeWe GmbH (“Ostertag DeTeWe“) on the acquisition of all shares in Horus-Net GmbH & Co. KG (“Horus-Net”). Ostertag DeTeWe is a portfolio company of the Private Equity Investor VR Equitypartner GmbH (“VR Equitypartner”). The parties have agreed not to disclose any terms and conditions of this transaction.
Horus-Net, based in Remagen, has been active in the fields of data communication analysis for 18 years. Due to its special expertise in the analysis and evaluation of specific network data, Horus-Net’s scope of work includes network measurements in incidents, verifications after migrations as well as performance optimization for various networks. In addition, numerous workshops, seminars, and product training lessons are offered.
Ostertag DeTeWe, founded in 1995 as Ostertag Solutions AG, is market leader for information- and communication technology-solutions and system integration in Germany. With the support of VR Equitypartner as its majority shareholder since 2016, Ostertag DeTeWe Group successfully continues its buy-and-build-strategy. In addition to the acquisitions of the telecommunication business of Euromicron Germany in 2017 and DeTeWe Communications from the Mitel Group in 2018, Ostertag DeTeWe Group is now strengthening its expertise in IT-network solutions with its latest add-on, Horus-Net, integrating a leading team of experts and enabling the use of numerous synergies.
VR Equitypartner is one of the leading equity financiers for medium-sized companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The company supports medium-sized family businesses in finding strategic solutions to complex financing issues. Investment opportunities include growth and expansion financing, corporate succession, or shareholder changes. In 2016, VR Equitypartner acquired a majority stake in Ostertag DeTeWe Group.
The M&A and Private Equity specialized team of SKYE PARTNERS repeatably advised Ostertag DeTeWe Group in cooperation with VR Equitypartner on its growth strategy and now on all legal and structural matters regarding the acquisition of Horus-Net.
Advisors Ostertag DeTeWe / VR Equitypartner:
SKYE PARTNERS, Frankfurt: Christoph O. Breithaupt, Julia Rosigkeit (joint lead), Lisa Schulte, Lukas Schobert (all M&A/Private Equity); Dr. Marius Fritzsche (Pusch Wahlig Workplace Law – Frankfurt, Labor Law); Jutta Schneider (Frankfurt am Main – Tax).
Zwanzig Hacke Meilke & Partner (ZHMP), Düsseldorf: Dr. Felix Tietmeyer, Dr. Andreas Hacke
Contact SKYE PARTNERS:
Christoph O. Breithaupt– SKYE PARTNERS
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