Frankfurt a. M. — commercetools GmbH, a portfolio company of Insight Partners, has acquired the composable front-end provider Frontastic GmbH. Founded in 2017, Frontastic is a composable front-end platform that enables business and development teams to create unique commerce sites. Within a short time Frontastic has successfully established itself as the new standard for commerce frontends. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP advised commercetools GmbH on this transaction.
Founded in Munich, commercetools is a leading platform for next-generation B2C and B2B commerce, offering advanced technology that enables companies to overcome the limitations of traditional commerce platforms. commercetools has introduced a modular, API and cloud-based commerce platform that leverages microservices to give businesses the flexibility and speed they need to deliver exceptional digital commerce experiences. This solution, now known as “headless commerce,” is the foundation for modern technology systems. commercetools has offices in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific and employs over 300 people. commercetools’ software has been implemented by companies in a variety of industries, from retail and manufacturing to telecommunications and fashion.
Advisor commercetools GmbH: Willkie advised on all aspects of the transaction
The Willkie team was led by the partners Dr. Kamyar Abrar (photo ) and Miriam Steets (both Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt) and included partner Dr. Bettina Bokeloh (Tax, Frankfurt), counsel Wulf Kring (Tax) and Wolfgang Münchow (Corporate/M&A, both Frankfurt) and associates Sebastian Brenner, Nils Bock, Philipp Oehlerking (all Corporate/M&A) and Dr. Nadine Kramer (Labor Law, all Frankfurt).
Advisor commercetools GmbH: KNPZ Rechtsanwälte advised on IP issues
The KNPZ team was led by partner Dr. Kai-Uwe Plath and included associates Jan Schäfer, Matthias Struck and Dr. Enno ter Hazeborg (all Hamburg).
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