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BEITEN BURKHARDT Advises Elvaston on Acquisition of GUS Group, Cologne

Munich, 5 April 2016 – The international commercial law firm BEITEN BURKHARDT has advised Elvaston 3. Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH on the acquisition of all business interests in GUS Deutschland GmbH, Köln, from GUS Group AG & Co. KG. The acquisition of the shareholding was preceded by an asset deal, in the course of which material assets of GUS Group AG & Co. KG were assigned to GUS Deutschland GmbH. The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction volume.

Elvaston 3. Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elvaston Capital Fund II GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin, an independent partner-managed private equity company. 
GUS group develops and sells industry-specific integrated solutions for information and communication issues as well as software components.

Advisors to Elvaston:
BEITEN BURKHARDT: The Partners Dr. Jack Schiffer (in charge), Insa Cornelia Müller (both Corporate/M&A), Dr. Stefan Lochner (Labour Law) and Dr. Axel von Walter (IP, all Munich). 

Deloitte & Touche GmbH Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft: Torsten Heun, Christoph Sohn, Philipp von Perfall (all Financial Due Diligence), Dr. Michael Brauer and Olga Metcher (both Tax Due Diligence).

Advisor to GUS Group AG & Co. KG:
DORNBACH GmbH, Cologne: Stephan Michels (in charge), Oliver Jesper.
DISSMANN ORTH GmbH, Munich: Dr. Martin Lohse, Dr. Armin Hergeth, Dr. Christian Brehm.
VBR - Dr. Paffen Schreiber & Partner, Aachen: Dr. Karl-Heinz Paffen.

Notarial services:
Fuhrmann Wallenfels, Berlin.


Dr. Jack Schiffer
Phone: +49 89 350 65-1310

Public Relations:
Frauke Reuther
Phone: +49 69 75 60 95-570