PwC Legal advises Afinum on the acquisition of company shares in the Görtz group
Frankfurt am Main, April 17, 2014
PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) has provided extensive advice to the Afinum group during the acquisition of 40 percent of company shares in Ludwig Görtz GmbH by way of a capital increase. The shares were acquired by AF Eigenkapitalfonds für deutschen Mittelstand GmbH & Co. KG, a holding of the Afinum group. The acquisition is subject to approval by the competent antitrust authorities.
Financial investor Afinum is specialized in acquiring medium-sized companies. Afinum was founded in the year 2000 and is headquartered in Munich. Their current portfolio consists of 11 companies.
Ludwig Görtz GmbH is a shoe retailer, founded almost 140 years ago, with over 170 stores in Germany and Austria.
Advisors of Afinum:
Michael Hüsken, Dr. Stephan Schödel, Dr. Hermann Rock, Jochen Martin
Dr. Dirk Stiller, Denis Bacina, Dr. Clemens Maschke (lead management, corporate/M&A), Moritz Gröning, Thilo Renz, Silvia Surlan, Florian Drach, Claire Cheung-ah-Seung (all corporate/M&A), Udo Wisswede, Heike Schulze Brandhoff (both employment law), Peter Holzhäuser (real estate law).
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