Acquisition of Netzlink Informationstechnik – financing by Gestalterbank
With a Frankfurt-based team led by Partner Thomas K. Schrell, business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Volksbank eG on financing the acquisition of a majority stake in Netzlink Informationstechnik by Patrimonium Private Equity Fund ScSp and Wille Finance AG.
Founded in 1997, Netzlink Informationstechnik GmbH is headquartered in Braunschweig and operates additional sites in Germany and Poland. It offers ICT solutions for B2B customers with special demands on functionality, security, and data protection. Netzlink meets corporate demands, ranging from individual specifications to KRITIS critical infrastructures, with certified solutions such as Nubo Cloud, the Helplink service organization, and other proprietary developments.
Patrimonium Private Equity Fund Scsp, advised by Patrimonium Private Equity Advisors AG, is part of Patrimonium Asset Management AG, a Swiss private market investment manager that operates in the asset classes of real estate, private debt, private equity, and infrastructure. Managing CHF 3.8 billion in assets, Patrimonium Asset Management AG operates primarily in Switzerland, Germany, and its neighboring countries.
Wille Finance AG is a family office founded in 2007. With a team of more than 20 people, it invests in private equity, real estate, digital media, and listed companies. Within private equity, Wille invests in growth companies and buy-out transactions, focusing on software and Life Science companies. The geographical focus is on Europe and Israel.
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively supported the lending financing institution in drafting, structuring, negotiating, and implementing the entire financing documentation. In addition to funding the investment, the financing aims to fund the group’s general working capital requirements and to further reinforce the company’s market position through sustainable and stable growth.
Counsel to Volksbank eG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek:
Thomas K. W. Schrell, LL.M. (Lead, Banking & Finance), Frankfurt
Anja Harms (Banking & Finance), Frankfurt