Funds advised by the European private equity firm Capvis have completed the sale of their majority stake in the leading B2B platform operator Visable. The new strategic partner is Alibaba.com, a leading platform for global B2B e-commerce and part of the Alibaba International Digital Commerce Group. The Capvis funds acquired Visable in 2017 and, together with the management, have developed the company into the market leader in Europe.
Hengeler Mueller advised the Capvis funds comprehensively on the transaction.
Hengeler Mueller team for the Capvis funds
M&A: Daniel Wiegand (lead), Daniel Möritz (both partners), David Negenborn, Constantin Alexander Wegener, Lena Böhringer (all associates, all Munich),
Public Law/FDI: Dirk Uwer (partner), Jan Schülting (associate, both Dusseldorf),
Antitrust: Sarah Milde (partner), Lukas Kleeberger (associate, both Munich),
Tax: Gunther Wagner (partner, Munich), Jan Henry Adami (associate, Frankfurt).