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Magellan networks acquire SOLIT SYSTEM

4. June 2019

Colo­gne — Magel­lan Netz­werke GmbH acqui­res SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advi­sed Magel­lan Netz­werke GmbH, a member of the FERNAO group of compa­nies, on the acqui­si­tion of SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH and the subse­quent rest­ruc­tu­ring of the group.

SOLIT SYSTEMS GmbH is an IT service company specia­li­zing in IT secu­rity, data protec­tion and compli­ance, which has bund­led its exten­sive expe­ri­ence in market-driven and inno­va­tive mana­ged secu­rity services. The target group ranges from medium-sized busi­nes­ses to corpo­rate groups. With the acqui­si­tion of the specia­list for mana­ged secu­rity services, the FERNAO group of compa­nies gains a strong exten­sion of its product port­fo­lio in the area of mana­ged secu­rity services.

The FERNAO group of compa­nies was foun­ded by funds advi­sed by AUCTUS Capi­tal Part­ners in 2015 as part of the acqui­si­tion of Magel­lan Netz­werke GmbH as a buy-and-build plat­form. As a result of the acqui­si­tion, the FERNAO Group now has over 500 employees at 18 loca­ti­ons in Germany, Switz­er­land and China. As a medium-sized full service provi­der, the FERNAO group of compa­nies offers services from a single source in the areas of IT secu­rity, IP networ­king, cloud compu­ting and carrier solutions.

Advi­sors to Magellan/FERNAO: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Kris­tina Schnei­der, LL.M. (lead), Laura Rilin­ger, Tim Remmel, LL.M. (all M&A),
Dr. Sascha Sche­wiola (Labor Law),
Dr. Lutz Martin Keppe­ler (IT), all of Cologne
Fabian G. Gaffron (Taxes), Hamburg

The Colo­gne M&A team, of which Ms. Schnei­der is a member, regu­larly advi­ses inves­tors on buy & build stra­te­gies to estab­lish groups of compa­nies and has already advi­sed the share­hol­ders of Magel­lan Netz­werke GmbH in the context of the sale to AUCTUS Capi­tal Part­ners and on various acquisitions.

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