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Software investor Main Capital acquires Form-Solutions

Photo: Logo of von Form Solu­ti­ons GmbH
12. Janu­ary 2022

Frank­furt a.M. — McDer­mott Will & Emery advi­sed soft­ware inves­tor Main Capi­tal Part­ners on the acqui­si­tion of Form-Solu­­ti­ons GmbH by mach­gruppe. The mach­gruppe was formed in 2021 through the merger of MACH AG with DATA-PLAN Compu­ter Consul­ting GmbH. MACH AG, an e‑government soft­ware and consul­ting company based in Lübeck, has been one of Main Capital’s port­fo­lio compa­nies since 2020.

Form-Solu­­ti­ons GmbH, based in Karls­ruhe, Germany, has been helping German government agen­cies digi­tize their appli­ca­tion proces­ses for more than 20 years.

Main Capi­tal Part­ners is a leading soft­ware inves­tor in Bene­lux, DACH and Scan­di­na­via with over €2.2 billion in assets under manage­ment (as of Octo­ber 2021). Main has inves­ted in more than 120 soft­ware compa­nies to date.

The McDer­mott team led by part­ner Norman Wasse is parti­cu­larly expe­ri­en­ced with soft­ware and tech tran­sac­tions and had already advi­sed Main Capi­tal on both the acqui­si­tion of MACH AG and its acqui­si­tion of DATA-PLAN Compu­ter Consul­ting GmbH.

The McDer­mott team led by part­ner Dustin Schwer­dt­fe­ger advi­sed Main Capi­tal in paral­lel in connec­tion with the acqui­si­tion financing.

Advi­sor Main Capi­tal Part­ners: McDer­mott Will & Emery, FFM

Norman Wasse, LL.M. (Corporate/M&A), Dustin Schwer­dt­fe­ger (Finan­cing, Düssel­dorf; both Lead), Dr. Maxi­mi­lian Clos­ter­meyer (Real Estate), Marcus Fischer (Coun­sel; Tax), Dr. Gudrun Germa­kow­ski (Labor Law, Düssel­dorf), Dr. Chris­tian L. Masch (IT/IP, Munich), Dr. Alexa Ningel­gen (Public Law, Düssel­dorf); Asso­cia­tes: Dr. Marion von Grön­heim, Lisa Schick­ling, Elena Platte, LL.M., Elif Sultan Üzümo­vali (Düssel­dorf; all Corporate/M&A), Lukas Deutz­mann (Labor Law, Düssel­dorf), Markus Hunken­schrö­der (Finan­cing, Düssel­dorf), Isabella Kätzlmeier (IT/IP, Munich)

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