Main Capital acquires stake in software company JobRouter

Cate­gory: Private Equity
17. Janu­ary 2018

Frank­furt a. Main — The private equity company Main Capi­tal has acqui­red a majo­rity stake in the Mann­heim-based soft­ware company JobRou­ter AG. In the context of the sale of its stake, one of the previous share­hol­ders of JobRou­ter AG was advi­sed by an M&A and private equity team of Bryan Cave in Frank­furt, led by Dr. Tobias Fenck.

The new inves­tor will provide the company with further growth capi­tal. The aim of the invest­ment is to expand the busi­ness model for BPM and docu­ment manage­ment, inter­na­tio­nal expan­sion and stra­te­gic add-on acquisitions.

JobRou­ter AG is an inter­na­tio­nal manu­fac­tu­rer of a web-based low-code plat­form for compre­hen­sive enter­prise digi­tiza­tion. The offe­ring includes highly scalable work­flow and docu­ment manage­ment compon­ents that enable busi­ness proces­ses to be mapped and auto­ma­ted digi­tally. The product port­fo­lio also includes stan­dar­di­zed solu­tion templa­tes for rapid busi­ness trans­for­ma­tion, indus­­try-speci­­fic process solu­ti­ons and a cloud instance in over 18 languages. The company relies on an exten­sive network of more than 160 part­ners. Custo­mers include, for exam­ple, EY, Thomas Cook and ThyssenKrupp.

Advi­sor to share­hol­der JobRou­ter AG: Bryan Cave Frankfurt
Dr. Tobias Fenck, Mana­ging Part­ner (Lead Part­ner, Corpo­rate, M&A, Private Equity), Stefan Skulesch, Of Coun­sel (Tax), Robert Schind­ler, Asso­ciate (Corpo­rate)

About Main Capital
Main Capi­tal is a private equity inves­tor with an exclu­sive focus on the soft­ware indus­try. In this indus­try, we are the most specia­li­zed party for manage­ment buyouts and later-stage growth capi­tal. With an expe­ri­en­ced team of profes­sio­nals, Main Capi­tal now mana­ges four private equity funds with assets under manage­ment of appro­xi­m­ately 375 million euros. — Main Capi­tal focu­ses exclu­si­vely on estab­lished and growing SaaS and soft­ware compa­nies with an inter­na­tio­nal expan­sion stra­tegy. Since its foun­ding in 2003, Main Capi­tal has built a proven track record and a large network in the soft­ware industry.

Main Capi­tal assists in the reor­ga­niza­tion of company holdings and stri­ves to bring soft­ware compa­nies to a higher level in terms of market posi­tion, busi­ness model and size. Subse­quently, an attrac­tive exit is targe­ted toge­ther with the foun­ders and/or the management.

About Bryan Cave LLP
Bryan Cave LLP ( is one of the leading inter­na­tio­nal law firms with appro­xi­m­ately 900 attor­neys in 25 offices throug­hout the United States, Europe and Asia. The firm advi­ses a wide range of clients from corpo­ra­ti­ons to finan­cial insti­tu­ti­ons and orga­niza­ti­ons to indi­vi­du­als. These include inter­na­tio­nal corpo­ra­ti­ons, large and medium-sized family busi­nesses, part­ner­ships, non-profit orga­niza­ti­ons and start-ups. Based on many years of trustful coope­ra­tion, exten­sive legal expe­ri­ence, inno­va­tive strength and a colla­bo­ra­tive corpo­rate culture, we support our clients in the most important econo­mic and finan­cial markets — with a clear focus on tran­sac­tions, liti­ga­tion and regulation.


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