Vitruvian Partners’ Acquisition of Technogroup IT-Service


Kirkland & Ellis, KNPZ Rechtsanwälte, Maat Rechtsanwälte, Walder Wyss Rechtsanwälte and Dorda Rechtsanwälte advised Vitruvian on the transaction. Willkie advised Permira Debt Managers financing the acquisition.

Vitruvian Partners finalized the acquisition of Technogroup IT-Service GmbH. The transaction is still subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities.

Vitruvian Partners is an independent pan-European private equity firm which specializes in ‘dynamic situations’ – investments in companies undergoing rapid growth and change. Vitruvian has total assets under management of approximately EUR 5 billion and offices in London, Munich, Stockholm, Luxembourg and San Francisco.

Technogroup GmbH is a third party maintenance (TPM) player in the DACH region. It provides insurance-like technology maintenance services and additional value-add services for IT systems in data centres in its core German speaking market and throughout Europe. Founded in 1990, the company serves customers with more than 240 employees across 25 offices and 12 logistics centres.

Permira Credit Solutions III G.P. Limited, advised by Permira Debt Managers, financed the acquisition of Technogroup IT-Service by Vitruvian Partners.

Kirkland & Ellis advised Vitruvian Partners with Attila Oldag (Picture), Achim Herfs (M&A), Wolfgang Nardi (Finance), Christoph Jerger, Sebastian Häfele (Corporate), Alexander Längsfeld, Fritz Ludwig ( Finance)

KNPZ Rechtsanwälte advised Vitruvian Partners with Kai-Uwe Plath (IP/IT)

Maat Rechtsanwälte advised Vitruvian Partners with Thomas Bader (Employment).

Walder Wyss Rechtsanwälte advised Vitruvian Partners with Alex Nikitine (M&A).

DORDA Rechtsanwälte advised Vitruvian Partners with Christian Ritschka (M&A)

Willkie Farr & Gallagher advised Permira Debt Managers with a team including Jan Wilms, Jasmin Dettmar and Laura Pfirrmann.

Involved fees earner: Thomas Bader – Maat Rechtsanwälte; Kai-Uwe Plath – KNPZ Rechtsanwälte – Klawitter Neben Plath Zintler; Christian Ritschka – DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Alex Nikitine – Walder Wyss Ltd.; Jan Wilms – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Jasmin Dettmar – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Laura Pfirrmann – Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Attila Oldag – Kirkland & Ellis; Achim Herfs – Kirkland & Ellis; Christoph Jerger – Kirkland & Ellis; Sebastian Häfele – Kirkland & Ellis; Wolfgang Nardi – Kirkland & Ellis; Alexander Längsfeld – Kirkland & Ellis; Fritz Ludwig – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Maat Rechtsanwälte; KNPZ Rechtsanwälte – Klawitter Neben Plath Zintler; DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS Rechtsanwälte GmbH; Walder Wyss Ltd.; Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: Vitruvian Partners; Permira Debt Managers;

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