PwC advises CMP on acquisition of Selux Group

Berlin, December 5th 2019

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided legal advice to a private equity fund advised by CMP Capital Management-Partners (CMP) on the acquisition of the Selux Group. PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH WPG provided the buyer with advice on tax and financial due diligence during the deal.

CMP is an independent, owner-managed private equity company that manages a fund of €440m. CMP focuses on companies that have a healthy operational core but are facing a situation where change is needed.

The Selux Group is a leading provider of sustainable smart lighting solutions with high-end light technology, functionality and design. Its work is based on a deep understanding of light and its effects. Founded in Berlin in 1948, Selux is now a global company with 400 employees at sites in Europe, North America and Australia. The international Selux Group has been concentrating its activities in Europe on the exterior sector since 2018 to increase innovation. In North America, the Selux Corporation continues to provide products for the interior and exterior sectors. The many high-profile projects completed with Selux include the 9/11 Memorial in New York, Kurfürstendamm in Berlin and the Old Port in Marseille.

Advisors to CMP

PwC Legal (Berlin):

Moritz Gröning (team lead, Corporate/M&A), Thomas Moritz, Tanja Galander, Janine Gerner-Yumusak, Valeria Kupreeva (all Corporate/M&A, Berlin), Marcel Jeske (real estate law), Silvia Kast, Ebru Tanis (labour law), Berthold Theuffel-Wehrhahn (law on foundations, Kassel).

PwC (Berlin):

Tax: Volker Booten (team lead), Joost Osmers, Leonard Gorbach, Dirk Sommerfeld, Jana Greiser (Real Estate Tax)
Transaction Services (Munich): Stefan Saalfrank (team lead), David Trentmann, Angelika Rücker, Juan Oporto Espuelas, Aynur Halici

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