Leipzig — The owners of FIO SYSTEMS AG sell to Hypoport AG. As part of the transaction, some of the existing shareholders of FIO SYSTEMS AG will acquire shares in Hypoport AG as part of a capital increase through contributions in kind using authorized capital at Hypoport AG. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek provided comprehensive advice to the shareholders of Leipzig-based FIO Systems AG in connection with the sale and partial contribution of all their shares in or to Hypoport AG.
The company of the shareholders advised by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, FIO SYSTEMS AG, is one of the leading specialist providers of web-based software solutions for the finance, housing and real estate industries.
The acquiring Hypoport AG is a technology-based financial service provider listed on the Regulated Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard) and headquartered in Berlin. Together with its subsidiaries, it is active in the fields of consulting, management and information systems development, particularly in the area of real estate finance and the intermediation of loans, insurance and investment products between clients and financial service providers in the European Economic Area, as well as the operation and development of information systems for the distribution of financial services.
In the transaction, the shareholders of FIO SYSTEMS AG were advised by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and his team of lawyers. The advice included in particular the legal and tax support of the transaction and the individual shareholders as well as the processing and negotiation of all contracts in the context of the transaction, in particular the purchase and contribution-in-kind agreement.
Advisor to the shareholders of FIO SYSTEMS AG: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Photo (Lead Partner, Corporate / Stuttgart)
Fabian F. Gaffron (Tax Law / Hamburg)
Dr. Thorsten Kuthe (Capital Markets / Cologne)
Christopher Görtz (Capital Markets / Cologne)
Benedikt Raisch (Corporate, M&A / Stuttgart)
Antje Münch (IP/IT / Stuttgart)
Dr. Antonia Stein (Labor Law / Stuttgart)
Cornelia Schwizler (Corporate, M&A / Stuttgart)