Series‑F: Weil advises TCV on the acquisition of shares in FlixMobility
Frankfurt a. M./ Munich/ Boston — International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP have advised Silicon Valley-based financial investor TCV on the acquisition of shares in FlixMobility GmbH. The Series F financing round was led by TCV together with financial investor Permira. Existing investor HV Holtzbrinck Ventures was also involved in the current sixth round, which represents the largest capital injection in an investment round for a German start-up to date.
Munich-based FlixMobility GmbH, arguably the best-known unicorn among German start-ups, is the parent company of the global mobility platforms FlixBus and FlixTrain. The new capital will be used for global expansion, particularly in the USA, South America and Asia.
The Weil team was led by Frankfurt-based Corporate Partner Dr. Christian Tappeinerin this transaction. and comprised the partners Dr. Hendrik Röhricht (Corporate, Frankfurt), Tobias Geerling (Tax, Munich), Kevin Sullivan (Corporate, Boston) and the associates Konrad v. Buchwaldt, Julian Schwanebeck, Sebastian Brenner, Simon Steiner, Sara Afschar-Hamdi (all Corporate, Frankfurt), Andreas Fogel, Marcel Andersen, Carolin Obermaier (all Corporate Munich), Mareike Pfeiffer (Labor Law, Frankfurt), Aurel Hille (Antitrust, Frankfurt), Marcus Kaiser (IP, Frankfurt), Nicolas Bechtold (Litigation, Frankfurt) as well as Paralegal Kristina Thiel (Labor Law, Frankfurt).