EMH Growth Fund II’s €650 Million Fundraising


Simpson Thacher represented EMH Partners in the transaction.

Munich-based EMH Partners completed the establishment of EMH Growth Fund II. The fund closed at its hard cap of €650 million and will continue EMH Partners’ strategy of supporting the growth of Mittelstand companies in Germany, Switzerland and Austria with capital, digitalization and expansion expertise.

EMH Partners is a leading private equity firm by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. EMH Partners was founded in 2016 by brothers Maximilian and Sebastian Kuss.

The Simpson Thacher team advising EMH Partners included Gareth Earl (Picture), Dan Lloyd, Michael Strachan, Marie-Sophie Bandeira Vieira and Philip Stone (Private Funds); and Bill Smolinski (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Marie-Sophie Bandeira Vieira – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Gareth Earl – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Daniel James Thomas Lloyd – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; William Smolinski – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Philip Stone – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Strachan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: EMH Partners GmbH;