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McDermott advises Main Capital on the acquisition of SoftProject

Photo: Hanno M. Witt, Part­ner at McDer­mott Will & Emery, Munich
6. July 2024

Munich/ Düssel­dorf — McDer­mott Will & Emery has advi­sed Main Capi­tal Part­ners on the acqui­si­tion of a majo­rity stake in Soft­Pro­ject, a leading German provi­der of busi­ness process manage­ment soft­ware. Soft­Pro­jects foun­der and CEO Dirk Detmer remains Mana­ging Direc­tor and shareholder.

Main Capi­tal will support Soft­Pro­ject in its next growth phase. The acqui­si­tion is Main Capital’s first plat­form invest­ment with the new MCVIII fund.

Foun­ded in 2000, Soft­Pro­ject GmbH provi­des BPM soft­ware for over 300 compa­nies, inclu­ding indus­try leaders such as AXA and BMW. The company’s flag­ship product is the X4 BPMS plat­form, a low-code solu­tion that simpli­fies process mode­ling, auto­ma­tion and data integration.

Main Capi­tal Part­ners is a leading soft­ware inves­tor in the DACH region, the Bene­lux count­ries, the Nordic count­ries and the United States. Main Capi­tal mana­ges assets of over 2.2 billion euros and main­ta­ins an active port­fo­lio of more than 45 soft­ware groups.

Advi­sor Main Capi­tal Part­ners GmbH: McDer­mott Will & Emery, Munich/ Frankfurt/ Düsseldorf

Hanno M. Witt (Part­ner, Lead, Private Equity, Munich), Dustin Schwerdt­fe­ger (Finan­cing, Düssel­dorf), Krasen Kras­tev (Coun­sel, Private Equity, Düssel­dorf), Stef­fen Woitz (IP/IT, Munich), Marcus Fischer (Coun­sel, Tax Law, Frank­furt), Dr. Claus Färber (Coun­sel, IT/Data Protec­tion Law, Munich); Asso­cia­tes: Nicole Kaps (Private Equity, Munich), Marion Dalvai-König (Private Equity, Munich), Dr. Armin Teymouri (Private Equity, Munich), Sönke Wasser­mann (Employ­ment Law, Frank­furt), Simon Apelojg (IP/IT, Munich), Markus Hunken­schrö­der (Finan­cing, Düsseldorf)

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