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POELLATH advises EOS Partners on the acquisition of proficom

Photo: Dr. Bene­dikt Hohaus, attor­ney and part­ner at POELLATH
21. March 2022

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

EOS Capi­tal Part­ners is an owner-mana­­ged invest­ment company focu­sing on medium-sized compa­nies in the D/A/CH region. — We part­ner with healthy compa­nies that have real USPs and sustainable custo­mer rela­ti­ons­hips. We like situa­tions where we can help strong teams acce­le­rate growth and streng­t­hen the busi­ness model, for example. We believe every good company can become even better. We provide flexi­ble capi­tal, sector and opera­tio­nal exper­tise and a rele­vant network. www.eoscp.com

 

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