Oppenhoff advises on acquisition of pet insurer Smart Paws by Trupanion
Cologne — Oppenhoff advised the shareholders of Smart Paws GmbH on the sale to Trupanion Inc. advise Smart Paws is a fast-growing pet insurance provider with offices in Germany and Switzerland. The company offers products developed by veterinarians and tailored to the needs of animals and their owners.
Trupanion is a leading provider of pet insurance in the United States, Canada and Australia with over 700,000 pets insured. Trupanion is listed on NASDAQ and is headquartered in Seattle.
The Smart Paws team remains on board and becomes part of Trupanion’s international organization.
Advisor Smart Paws GmbH: Oppenhoff (Cologne)
Christof Gaudig (Corporate/M&A) advised the shareholders of Smart Paws, represented by the majority shareholder Prof. Dr. Dick White. The team also included Jan Nockemann (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Peter Etzbach (Corporate/M&A, Insurance Law) and Dr. Fee Mäder (IP).
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