YPOG advises Armira on the fundraising of the €200 million Armira Growth Fund I

Photo: Dr. Chris­tian Figge, Mana­ging Part­ner Armira Growth in Munich
15. May 2024

Colo­gne, May 2024 — Armira Growth has raised €200 million for its first growth fund with a final closing volume at hard cap of €200 million. In addi­tion to entre­pre­neurs and entre­pre­neu­rial fami­lies from Armira’s special inves­tor base, public inves­tors also parti­ci­pa­ted in the closing. With its fund, Armira Growth will prima­rily invest in Euro­pean compa­nies from the growth sector, with a focus on the DACH region.

Armira Growth invests in fast-growing compa­nies in Europe that are driving tech­no­lo­gi­cal change and chal­len­ging tradi­tio­nal value chains with inno­va­tive solu­ti­ons. Armira Growth accom­pa­nies leading tech­no­logy compa­nies through growth invest­ments as a long-term and trust­wor­thy part­ner. — The selec­tive invest­ment stra­tegy focu­ses on a limi­ted number of selec­ted compa­nies and provi­des funds of between EUR 10 and 50 million each, ther­eby promo­ting a mino­rity part­ner­ship approach.

YPOG provi­ded Armira Growth with compre­hen­sive legal and tax advice on the struc­tu­ring and fund­rai­sing of its first growth fund with a final closing volume at the hard cap of €200 million.

Dr. Sebas­tian Schödel (Co-Lead) (Structuring/Corporate), Part­ner, Cologne
Lenn­art Lorenz (Co-Lead) (Regu­la­tory), Part­ner, Hamburg
Dr. Helder Schnitt­ker (Co-Lead) (Structuring/Tax), Part­ner, Berlin
Dr. Andreas Bergt­hal­ler (Structuring/Corporate), Senior Asso­ciate, Cologne
Sylwia Luszc­zek (Legal Operations/Investor Onboar­ding), Senior Legal Project Mana­ger, Berlin Dr. Julian Albrecht (Structuring/Tax), Part­ner, Hamburg
Jens Kretz­schmann (Structuring/Tax), Part­ner, Berlin
Dr. Niklas Ulrich (Regu­la­tory), Asso­cia­ted Part­ner, Hamburg Anto­nia von Treu­en­feld (Regu­la­tory), Senior Asso­ciate, Berlin Dana Ritter (Structuring/Corporate), Asso­ciate, Cologne

About Armira Growth

Armira Growth is a Munich-based venture capi­tal and private equity inves­tor that provi­des capi­tal to high-growth Euro­pean tech compa­nies with proven busi­ness models.

About YPOG

YPOG is a law firm specia­li­zing in tax and commer­cial law, active in the core areas of funds, tax, banking + finance and tran­sac­tions. The YPOG team advi­ses a wide variety of clients. These include emer­ging tech­no­logy compa­nies and family-run medium-sized enter­pri­ses as well as corpo­ra­ti­ons and private equity/venture capi­tal funds. YPOG is one of the leading addres­ses for venture capi­tal, private equity and fund struc­tu­ring in Germany. The firm and its part­ners are ranked natio­nally and inter­na­tio­nally by JUVE, Best Lawy­ers, Legal 500, Focus, Cham­bers and Part­ners and Leaders League. Today, YPOG employs more than 120 expe­ri­en­ced lawy­ers, tax consul­tants, tax specia­lists and a notary in three offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Colo­gne.

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