Exit: Lenbach Equity sells MMC Studios Cologne to NOVUM Capital
Luxembourg/ Cologne / Frankfurt a. Main — Lenbach Equity Opportunities I SCSp (LEO I), a Luxembourg-based PE fund has sold the MMC Group in Cologne to NOVUM CAPITAL, Frankfurt a. M.. Lenbach Equity was advised on the transaction by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek.
The sale of the MMC Group took place within the framework of a structured process. In the bidding process, the investment company NOVUM CAPITAL, Frankfurt am Main, prevailed.
The core company of the MMC Group is MMC Studios Köln GmbH, which offers services for national and international TV, film and media productions at its Cologne location. In Cologne-Ossendorf, MMC Studios Köln GmbH operates a large number of studios for film, TV and live events and offers not only the necessary state-of-the-art space but also other services required for productions and live events. The sister company MMC Movies is active in the field of film co-productions and provides special services for well-known national and international film productions.
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek had already advised LEO I on the acquisition of MMC Group in 2017 and acted for all legal issues in connection with the sale process, the due diligence of the various interested parties and the actual sale.
About NOVUM CAPITAL
Novum Capital is an independent and owner-managed investment firm with offices in London and Frankfurt. Our partners have many years of private equity and mezzanine experience, and have come together after careers in renowned investment banks to invest in upper middle market companies in Europe.
Advisor Lenbach Equity Opportunities I SCSp (LEO I): Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Dr. Andreas Lenz, (Lead Partner, M&A),
Dr. Vera Randel (Corporate Law, M&A), both Cologne
Dr. Katharina Prasuhn (M&A), Hamburg,
Bastian Rieck (Corporate/M&A), Cologne
Kerstin Deiters, LL.M. (Labor Law), Cologne