IK Investment: SCHEMA Group acquires Docware
Nuremberg, Germany — Shearman & Sterling advised SCHEMA Group, a portfolio company of IK Investment Partners, on the financing of the acquisition of Docware GmbH. Following the acquisition of TID Informatik in April 2019, SCHEMA’s portfolio will thus be expanded once again to include a manufacturer of a service information system.
Docware GmbH, based in Fürth, Germany, is a specialist in the development and implementation of software solutions for after-sales service and spare parts management. With its standard PARTS-PUBLISHER software, a modular spare parts catalog software, Docware holds a leading position in the market for electronic parts catalogs and digital service information systems.
SCHEMA GmbH was founded in 1995 and is a medium-sized software manufacturer from Nuremberg. It develops component content management and content delivery solutions for editorial teams that create product-related content. Software from SCHEMA GmbH supports companies in describing complex products and producing and distributing these descriptions on various media.
Advisor SCHEMA Group: Shearman Sterling
The Shearman & Sterling team included partners Winfried M. Carli and Andreas Breu (both Germany-Finance).
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