Waterland Private Equity enters into a partnership with MT, a leading specialist for customised IT and software systems as well as analytics solutions, acquiring a majority stake in the company. Joint objectives are increased growth and a further strengthening of the market position. In the course of the transaction, MT's existing shareholders and top managers will remain significantly invested. The top managers will continue to serve as operational management and jointly lead the company.
Hengeler Mueller advised Waterland on the transaction. The team was led by partners Daniel Wiegand (M&A, Munich) and Henning Hilke (Financing, Frankfurt) and included partners Elisabeth Kreuzer (M&A, Munich), Christian Hoefs (Employment, Frankfurt), Matthias Scheifele (Tax, Munich), Wolfgang Kellenter (IP/IT, Düsseldorf) and Sarah Milde (Antitrust, Munich), counsel Sonnhild Draack (Employment, Frankfurt) as well as associates Ioanna Tsotsa (Frankfurt), Lena Böhringer (Munich) (both M&A), Simon Tänzer, Mathias Menzel (both Financing), Andreas Kaletsch (Employment) (all Frankfurt), Carina Kämpf (Tax, Munich), Kira Fritsche (IP/IT, Düsseldorf) and Caroline Beyersdorf (Antitrust, Munich).