Waterland Private Equity’s Partnership With netgo


Hengeler Mueller advised Waterland on partnership with IT system provider netgo.

Waterland Private Equity and IT system provider netgo entered into a partnership aiming at a further acceleration of the company’s growth. The service portfolio of netgo is to be expanded via targeted acquisitions. netgo founders Patrick Kruse and Benedikt Kisner will retain a significant stake in the company and will continue to serve as managing directors.

Founded in 2007, netgo group now has a staff of about 350 across 17 different locations.

Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions.

Hengeler Mueller advised Waterland on the transaction. The team was led by partner Alexander Nolte (Picture) and included partners Thorsten Mäger (Antitrust), Dirk Uwer (Public Law) (all Düsseldorf), Hendrik Bockenheimer (Employment) and Nikolaus Vieten (Financing) (both Frankfurt), Counsel Gunther Wagner (Tax, Munich) and Patrick Wilkening (IP/IT, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Sebastian Bauer (Real Estate), Antonia Bautsch (M&A), Hermann Dahlitz (Management Participation) (all Berlin), Sebastian Dworschak (Antitrust), Norman Koschmieder (Public Law) (both Düsseldorf), Marius Mayer (Employment), Miriam Peter (Financing) (both Frankfurt), Tobias Schneiders, Marc Seeger (both M&A) and Tianyuan Zhuang (IP/IT) (all Düsseldorf).

Involved fees earner: Sebastian Bauer – Hengeler Mueller; Antonia Bautsch – Hengeler Mueller; Hendrik Bockenheimer – Hengeler Mueller; Hermann Dahlitz – Hengeler Mueller; Sebastian Dworschak – Hengeler Mueller; Norman Koschmieder – Hengeler Mueller; Thorsten Mäger – Hengeler Mueller; Marius Mayer – Hengeler Mueller; Alexander Nolte – Hengeler Mueller; Miriam Peter – Hengeler Mueller; Tobias Schneiders – Hengeler Mueller; Marc Seeger – Hengeler Mueller; Dirk Uwer – Hengeler Mueller; Nikolaus Vieten – Hengeler Mueller; Gunther Wagner – Hengeler Mueller; Patrick Wilkening – Hengeler Mueller; Tianyuan Zhuang – Hengeler Mueller;

Law Firms: Hengeler Mueller;

Clients: Waterland Private Equity;