Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised the shareholders of Leipzig-based company FIO Systems AG on the sale and partial contribution of all their shares to Hypoport AG. As part of the transaction, some of FIO SYSTEMS AG’s existing shareholders will assume Hypoport AG shares as part of a non-cash capital increase using authorized capital at Hypoport AG.
FIO SYSTEMS AG, the company of the shareholders advised by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, is a leading specialist provider of web-based software solutions for the financial, residential, and real estate sectors.
Hypoport AG as the acquiring company is a technology-based financial services provider headquartered in Berlin and listed on the regulated market of Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Prime Standard). Together with its subsidiaries it is operating in consulting, management, and information system development, in particular in real estate financing and the brokerage of loans, insurance and investment products between customers and financial services providers in the European Economic Area as well as the operation and development of information systems for the sale of financial services.
The FIO SYSTEMS AG shareholders were advised by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and his team of lawyers in the transaction. The advice included in particular legal and tax support of the transaction and of the individual shareholders, as well as the handling and negotiation of all contracts as part of the transaction, in particular the purchasing agreement and the contract on the contribution in kind.
Counsel to the FIO SYSTEMS AG shareholders
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Dr. Rainer Herschlein (Lead, Corporate), Stuttgart
Fabian G. Gaffron (Tax), Hamburg
Dr. Thorsten Kuthe,
Christopher Görtz (both Capital Markets), both Cologne
Benedikt Raisch (Corporate, M&A), Stuttgart
Antje Münch, LL.M. (IP/IT), Stuttgart
Dr. Antonia Stein (Employment), Stuttgart
Cornelia Schwizler (Corporate, M&A), Stuttgart