McDermott advises Main Capital on the acquisition of DATA-PLAN

Cate­gory: Private Equity
Photo: Mana­ging part­ners Main Capi­tal: Charly Zwem­s­tra (left), Pieter van Bodegraven
20. Febru­ary 2021

Frankfurt/Düsseldorf — McDer­mott Will & Emery has advi­sed soft­ware inves­tor Main Capi­tal Part­ners on the acqui­si­tion of DATA-PLAN Compu­ter Consul­ting GmbH as an add-on invest­ment by MACH AG.

MACH AG, an e‑government soft­ware and consul­ting company based in Lübeck, has been one of Main Capital’s port­fo­lio compa­nies since 2020. — DATA-PLAN Compu­ter Consul­ting GmbH is an IT system house with a focus on public admi­nis­tra­tion. The company employs around 50 people at its Stutt­gart and Chem­nitz sites.

Main Capi­tal is a stra­te­gic inves­tor focu­sing on the soft­ware sector in the Bene­lux, DACH region and Scan­di­na­via, with offices in The Hague, Düssel­dorf and Stock­holm. Main Capi­tal mana­ges appro­xi­m­ately €1 billion in assets for invest­ment in mature and growing soft­ware companies.

McDer­mott had alre­ady advi­sed Main Capi­tal on the acqui­si­tion of Mach AG. The team led by Frank­furt part­ner Norman Wasse has parti­cu­lar exper­tise in soft­ware and tech tran­sac­tions and has advi­sed, among others, Invest­corp Tech­no­logy Part­ners on the acqui­si­tion and subse­quent sale of Avira and Ratio­data AG on the acqui­si­tion of the Accesa Group.

Advi­sors to Main Capi­tal Part­ners: McDer­mott Will & Emery, Frankfurt/Düsseldorf
Norman Wasse (Lead, Private Equity, Frank­furt), Dustin Schwerdt­fe­ger (Corporate/Finance, Düssel­dorf), Dr. Kian Tauser, Marcus Fischer (Coun­sel; both Tax Law, Frank­furt), Dr. Gudrun Germa­kow­ski (Labor Law, Düssel­dorf), Dr. Chris­tian L. Masch (IT/IP, Munich), Dr. Alexa Ningel­gen (Public Law, Düssel­dorf), Dr. Maxi­mi­lian Clos­ter­meyer (Real Estate, Frank­furt); Asso­cia­tes: Dr. Marion von Grön­heim, Victo­ria Huf (Tran­sac­tion Specia­list; both Corporate/M&A, Frank­furt), Julian Jäger (Labor Law, Düssel­dorf), Isabella Kätzl­meier (IT/IP, Munich), Lene Niemeier (Public Law, Düssel­dorf), Elena Platte (Real Estate, Frankfurt)

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