POELLATH advises EOS Partners on the acquisition of proficom
Munich — The founder of the former profi.com AG business solutions (“Proficom”), Heiko Worm, sold his shares to the owner-managed investment company EOS Partners GmbH (“EOS”) in March 2022. With the change of ownership, “profi.com AG business solutions” becomes “proficom GmbH”. Mario Schulze, the current member of the Executive Board, will continue to manage proficom GmbH’s operations as Managing Director.
In the future, all of this will take place under the umbrella of IT Solutions Holding, which currently includes proficom GmbH as well as mod IT Services GmbH. The latter was also sold to EOS in May 2021. POELLATH provided legal advice to EOS in the context of the transaction regarding the establishment of a management participation model.
Founded in 2000 and based in Dresden, proficom GmbH is a specialized IT service provider for IT automation, cloud & DevSecOps. The company’s customer base includes well-known DAX companies, successful medium-sized enterprises and innovative start-ups. Proficom employs around 80 people at its sites in Dresden and Munich.
EOS Partners GmbH is a long-term oriented investment company focusing on medium-sized companies in the DACH region that have unique selling propositions, sustainable customer relationships and high growth potential. EOS supports its portfolio companies in strengthening their product and service portfolios, which is often linked to further investments such as bolt-on acquisitions. The company’s current equity under management amounts to around 200 million euros.
POELLATH provided legal advice to EOS in the context of the transaction regarding the establishment of a management participation model with the following Munich team:
Dr. Benedikt Hohaus, Photo (Partner, Management Participation/ Private Equity)
Silke Simmer, LL.M. (Senior Associate, Management Participation/ Private Equity)
About EOS Capital
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