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SMP advises Rhein Invest on the acquisition of Spiegel Institut Press

SMP advised a fund managed by Dutch Rhein Management B.V. (Rhein Invest) on the acquisition of Spiegel Institut Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Spiegel Institut Mannheim GmbH & Co. KG, Spiegel Institut Ingolstadt GmbH and Spiegel Institut Shanghai Co. Ltd. (together Spiegel Institut) in the course of a management buy-in.

Dr. Jörn Wöbke March 05, 2021
SMP advises IDnow on acquisition of identity Trust Management Press

SMP advised IDnow on the acquisition of identity Trust Management, a provider of identification solutions based in Düsseldorf, Germany. The acquisition enables IDnow to expand into new industries and to extend its product portfolio. IDnow will take over identity Trust Management AG's location in Düsseldorf as well as its employees.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich March 04, 2021
SMP advises BPE on sale of DuoTherm roller shutters Press

SMP advised a fund managed by Hamburg-based financial investor BPE and the management on the sale of DuoTherm Rolladen GmbH (DuoTherm) based in Nettersheim-Zingsheim to Frensh sun protection equipment manufacturer StellaGroup, a pan-European portfolio company of PAI Partners SAS.

Dr. Jörn Wöbke March 02, 2021
SMP advises Next Gen Foods on USD 10 million financing round including Singapore's state fund Temasek Press

SMP advised Timo Recker's new FoodTech startup Next Gen Foods on its financing round. The total volume amounts to USD 10 million. In addition to Temasek, K3 Ventures and EDB New Ventures, an investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board, the Metro Group also participated in the round through its NX Food Hub.

Dr. Martin Schaper February 26, 2021
SMP advises Exporo on Series C extension financing round Press

SMP advised Hamburg based fintech company Exporo on its Series C extension financing round. The financing round with a volume of EUR 16 million was raised from existing investors Partech, e.ventures, Heartcore and HV Holtzbrinck Ventures.

Dr. Stephan Bank February 24, 2021
SMP advises shareholders of Cluno on the acquisition by Cazoo Press

SMP advised the shareholders in the Munich-based mobility and FinTech company Cluno on the acquisition by British online car dealer Cazoo. Cazoo says that it intends to establish Cluno as the company's European headquarters, which will serve as the basis for the company's international growth strategy in Europe.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich & Dr. Adrian Haase February 23, 2021
SMP advises Revent on the launch of an impact-focused VC fund Press

SMP advised Revent Capital (Revent) on the structuring of its impact-focused venture capital fund "Revent Ventures I" with a target volume of 50 million Euro.

Dr. Stephan Bank February 19, 2021
SMP advises Samaipata on investment in Retraced Press

SMP advised the VC investor Samaipata on the financing round of Retraced, a blockchain-based platform for sustainable supply chain management. This was the first time that Samaipata invested in a Germany.

Dr. Benjamin Ullrich February 11, 2021
SMP advises shareholders of German FinTech company TTMzero on the acquisition of a 25 percent stake by United Fintech Press

SMP advised the shareholders of the German FinTech company TTMzero on the acquisition of a 25 percent stake by United Fintech. United Fintech intends to increase its shareholding to 80% over the next three years.

Dr. Martin Schaper & Dr. Frederik Gärtner February 10, 2021