Pinova Capital GmbH’s Acquisition of Majority Stake in Ecoroll AG


Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Ecoroll AG, while CMS advised Pinova Capital GmbH.

Pinova Capital GmbH, an independent private equity firm, has acquired a majority equity interest in Ecoroll AG, a provider of tools and machinery for surface finishing.

Munich-based Pinova Capital GmbH is an independent private equity firm focusing on innovative high-growth SMEs in the German-speaking countries. Its target companies have sales of between EUR 10 million and 75 million and equity requirements of between EUR 5 million and 50 million.

Ecoroll is headquartered in Celle, Germany. It has been selling tools and machines for burnishing, deep rolling and processing cylinders since 1996. The company serves a worldwide customer portfolio and employs 85 people.

The Heuking team was led by Dr. Peter Christian Schmidt (Picture) and further included Dr. Julius Wedemeyer, Nathalie Hemmerling, Peter M. Schäffler, Dominik Eickemeier, Dr. Volker Voth and Dr. Hans Markus Wulf.

The CMS team was headed by Dr Hendrik Hirsch and included Dr Christoph Vaske, Maxine Notstain, Jörg Schrade, Dr Isabella Denninger, Dr Thomas Hirse, Philippe Heinzke and Dr Boris Alles.

Involved fees earner: Boris Alles – CMS Hasche Sigle; Isabella Denninger – CMS Hasche Sigle; Philippe Heinzke – CMS Hasche Sigle; Hendrik Hirsch – CMS Hasche Sigle; Thomas Hirse – CMS Hasche Sigle; Maxine Notstain – CMS Hasche Sigle; Jörg Schrade – CMS Hasche Sigle; Christoph Vaske – CMS Hasche Sigle; Dominik Eickemeier – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Nathalie Hemmerling – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Peter Schäffler – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Peter Christian Schmidt – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Volker Voth – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Julius Wedemeyer – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek; Hans Markus Wulf – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Law Firms: CMS Hasche Sigle; Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek;

Clients: ECOROLL Verwaltungs GmbH; PINOVA Capital;