Vapiano SE’s €20.3 Million Capital Increase


Hogan Lovells advised Vapiano SE on a capital increase against cash contributions through the partial use of its authorised capital, under the exclusion of shareholders’ pre-emptive subscription rights.

As part of the transaction, the company issued 2,033,418 new bearer shares with dividend entitlements for the fiscal year 2018. The commitment of the company’s main shareholders, Mayfair Beteiligungsfond II GmbH & Co. KG, VAP Leipzig GmbH & Co. KG und Exchange Bio GmbH, was utilized in full. The placement price was set at EUR 10.00, bringing the gross issuance proceeds from the capital increase to EUR 20,334,180.00.

Vapiano SE operates a chain of restaurants. The Company offers prepared meals and drinks such as pasta, pizza, and salads for on-premise and immediate consumption. The company, led by Jochen Halfmann, Lutz Scharpe and Cornelius Everke, in 2017 recorded $324 Million Revenues.

Hogan Lovells advised Vapiano SE with a team including Michael Schlitt (Picture), Guido Brockhausen (Counsel), Susanne Lenz (Counsel), Dušan Stojkovic (Senior Associate), Carlos Landschein, Andreas Mildner, Maurice Heine (Capital Markets); Jonathan Baird (Partner, US Law, London); Katlen Blöcker (Partner), Dr. Maximilian Zembala (Senior Associate), Maria Eugenia Fojo (Foreign Associate) (Banking and Finance Law, Frankfurt).

Involved fees earner: Michael Schlitt – Hogan Lovells; Guido Brockhausen – Hogan Lovells; Susanne Lenz – Hogan Lovells; Dušan Stojkovi? – Hogan Lovells; Carlos Landschein – Hogan Lovells; Andreas Mildner – Hogan Lovells; Maurice Heine – Hogan Lovells; Jonathan Baird – Hogan Lovells; Katlen Blöcker – Hogan Lovells; Maximilian Zembala – Hogan Lovells; Maria Eugenia Fojo – Hogan Lovells;

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