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Key deals at a glance.

February 2024 - KPMG provided financial and tax due diligence assistance as well as SPA and tax struc-turing support to Maguar Capital Partners in connection with the acquisition of TimeTac, an Austrian based HRTech software firm active in DACH. The investment, which includes a substantial roll-over from existing shareholders, marks the second investment of Maguar Fund II.

Ansprechpersonen: 

Claus Buhmann – Partner, Deal Advisory

Julian Kitkowski – Senior Manager, Deal Advisory

Roman Meissner – Partner, M&A Tax

April 2023 - KPMG provided financial and tax due diligence assistance in addition to tax structuring advice to Nordic Capital in connection with the acquisition of Corpuls, a German emergency medical technology manufacturer.

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August 2022 - KPMG provided tax due diligence and tax structuring assistance to Tritons small- and midcap fund (Triton Mittelstandsfonds II) in connection with the acquisition of Kälte Eckert GmbH, a German provider of cooling systems using natural refrigerants.

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August 2022 - AURELIUS announced the successful signing of an agreement with AGFA Gevaert Group for the acquisition of its AGFA offset solutions division, the leading global supplier of prepress solutions to the offset printing industry. Closing of the transaction is expected to occur in Q1 2023. KPMG Germany, together with KPMG colleagues in Belgium, Brazil, China and Hong Kong, supported AURELIUS with tax due diligence services and pension advice.


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  • U. Tobias Ackert, Partner International Transaction Tax
  • Martina Füchsl, Senior Manager, International Transaction Tax
  • Claudia Veh, Partner, Deal Advisory – Pensions
  • Sibylle Kernbichler, Manager, Deal Advisory – Pensions

June 2022 - KPMG provided tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring and post deal services to Ingenio in connection with its acquisition of Aviqo, a service provider in the field of spiritual life counselling.

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April 2022 – KPMG provided financial due diligence assistance to Permira in connection with the investment in SonarSource, a Swiss vendor of static source code analysis software.

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  • Tilman Ost – Partner, Deal Advisory
  • Marcel Hummel – Senior Manager, Deal Advisory

April 2022 – KPMG provided financial due diligence assistance to Permira in connection with the investment in SonarSource, a Swiss vendor of static source code analysis software.

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  • Tilman Ost – Partner, Deal Advisory
  • Marcel Hummel – Senior Manager, Deal Advisory

April 2022 - KPMG provided M&A sell-side advice as well as financial, tax and tech vendor assistance to Lucanet in connection with its sale of a majority stake to Hg Capital. Lucanet is a German headquartered financial consolidation and planning software business

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April 2022 - KPMG provided financial and tax due diligence assistance, tax structuring as well as M&A and SPA Advice to BlackRock in connection with the investment in IONITY, a German joint venture of car manufacturers that operates charging parks.

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April 2022 - KPMG provided tax due diligence assistance to Danfoss in connection with their merger with Semikron, a family-owned company from Nuremberg. Both companies are among the leading manufacturers of power modules, which are currently mainly used in solar cells and wind turbines.

Contact persons:

  • Lars Mahler – Partner, Tax
  • Jacob Lie – Partner, Tax

March 2022 – KPMG provided financial and pension due diligence assistance to The Carlyle Group in connection with the sale of Hunkemöller, a European lingerie brand, as well as to Parcom and Opportunity Partners.

Contact: Stephan Ploke – Director, Deal Advisory

March 2022 – KPMG provided financial vendor assistance to Bayer in connection with the sale of the Environmental Science business to Cinven. Bayer Environmental Science offers environmental solutions to control pests, diseases and weeds in non-agricultural areas.

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March 2022 – KPMG provided tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring advice to Triton in connection with the add-on acquisition of The 1810 Company and Marmorin for its portfolio company SCHOCK, a provider of quartz composite kitchen sinks as well as accessories like faucets.

Contact person: Julius Ebrecht – Partner, Tax

February 2022 – KPMG provided tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring, SPA and post deal advice to Waterland in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Duvenbeck, a provider of transport and logistics solutions in Europe.

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December 2021 – KPMG provided tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring advice to Paragon in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in KME SPECIAL, a provider of products and services used in the continuous casting of steel and other metals.

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December 2021 - KPMG provided tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring services to Funke Mediengruppe in connection with the digital platform provider Musterhaus.net, a comparison portal for buyers of individual homes.

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December 2021 - KPMG provided tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring services to Funke Mediengruppe in connection with the digital platform provider gofeminin, a portal for topics around women and lifestyle.

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December 2021 - KPMG provided financial and tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring to Macquarie Asset Management in connection with the acquisition of Thyssengas, Germany’s second largest gas transmission system operator.

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December 2021 - KPMG provided financial and tax due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring advice to Afinum in connection with the acquisition of Fishing King, the largest fishing school in the German-speaking region.

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October 2021 - KPMG provided financial and tax vendor assistance to Afinum in connection with the sale of Garz & Fricke, a provider of standard and custom edge HMI solutions.

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September 2021 - KPMG provided tax vendor assistance as well as tax structuring and SPA advice to Waterland in connection with the sale of ATOS to Intermediate Capital Group. ATOS operates a network of specialist orthopaedic clinics across Germany.

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August 2021 - KPMG provided financial vendor due diligence assistance to Gilde Buy Out Partners in connection with the sale of Pro Gamers Group to HAL Investments. Pro Gamers Group is a digitally native end-to-end-supplier for high-end performance gaming computer systems and peripherals.

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August 2021 - KPMG provided financial, tax and tech due diligence assistance as well as tax structuring advice to The Carlyle Group in connection with the public takeover of Schaltbau Holding, a German supplier of systems and components in the field of transportation technology and the capital goods industry.

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