VR Equitypartner’s Acquisition of a Minority Stake in Solectrix Group

McDermott Will & Emery has advised VR Equitypartner on the deal.

VR Equitypartner executed the acquisition of a minority stake in Solectrix Group. The sellers are the owners of Solectrix GmbH and Solectrix Systems GmbH who will remain shareholders and managers.

VR Equitypartner, a subsidiary of DZ BANK, is one of the leading equity financiers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. VREP’s portfolio currently comprises around 60 investments with a total volume of €400 million.

As an innovator and independent full-service provider, Solectrix develops and manufactures demanding embedded electronic solutions on customers’ behalf and offer off-the-shelf electronic components and systems developed in-house.

The McDermott team advising VREP was led by Frankfurt Corporate/M&A Partners Michael Cziesla (Picture) and Norman Wasse, and included Partners Maximilian Clostermeyer (Real Estate), Gudrun Germakowski and Christian Rolf (both Employment), Christian Masch (TMT), Oliver Hahnelt (Banking & Finance), Heiko Kermer (Tax); Counsel Nikolas Koutsos (Banking & Finance) and Marcus Fischer (Tax), as well as Associates Marion von Grönheim, Isabelle Müller, Lisa Schickling, Elif Sultan Üzümovali (all Corporate/M&A), Ilva Woeste and Lukas Deutzmann (both Employment), Isabelle Kätzlmeier (IP), and Tina Zeller (Real Estate).

Involved fees earner: Maximilian Clostermeyer – McDermott Will & Emery; Michael Cziesla – McDermott Will & Emery; Lukas Deutzmann – McDermott Will & Emery; Marcus Fischer – McDermott Will & Emery; Gudrun Germakowski – McDermott Will & Emery; Oliver Hahnelt – McDermott Will & Emery; Isabella Kätzlmeier – McDermott Will & Emery; Heiko Kermer – McDermott Will & Emery; Nikolas Koutsós – McDermott Will & Emery; Christian Masch – McDermott Will & Emery; Isabelle Müller – McDermott Will & Emery; Christian Rolf – McDermott Will & Emery; Lisa Schickling – McDermott Will & Emery; Elif Sultan Üzümovali – McDermott Will & Emery; Marion von Grönheim – McDermott Will & Emery; Norman Wasse – McDermott Will & Emery; Ilva Woeste – McDermott Will & Emery; Tina Zeller – McDermott Will & Emery;

Law Firms: McDermott Will & Emery;

Clients: VR Equitypartner GmbH;