Aptean’s Acquisition Of Modula


Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP advised Aptean on the deal.

Aptean, a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Modula Gesellschaft für digitale Transformation mbH, a market leader in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Manufacturing Execution Systems solutions for the German-speaking manufacturing market, from funds managed by Alpina Capital Partners and private shareholders.

Aptean is one of the world’s leading providers of industry-specific software and offers ERP, supply chain and compliance solutions. Ettlingen, Germany-based Modula is an IT strategy partner and solution provider for the manufacturing industry that supports mid-market companies on their way to digital transformation.

Aptean was advised by an international Orrick team led by Munich-based private equity partner Christoph Brenner (Picture), who earlier this year advised Aptean on their acquisition of Hamburg-based agiles. The team further included partners Christine Kaniak, Lars Mesenbrink, Timo Holzborn, André Zimmermann, Christian Schröder, Stefan Schultes-Schnitzlein, James Connor, Pete Lamb and David Ruff, and associates Adrian Dengler, Andrea Köhler, Alexander Kern, Julius Schradin, Robert Weinhold and Marianna Karapetyan.

Involved fees earner: Christoph Brenner – Orrick; James Connor – Orrick; Adrian Dengler – Orrick; Timo Holzborn – Orrick; Marianna Karapetyan – Orrick; Andrea Köhler – Orrick; Peter Lamb – Orrick; Lars Mesenbrink – Orrick; David Ruff – Orrick; Julius Schradin – Orrick; Christian Schröder – Orrick; Stefan Schultes-Schnitzlein – Orrick; Robert Weinhold – Orrick; André Zimmermann – Orrick;

Law Firms: Orrick;

Clients: Aptean;

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