Gleiss Lutz advises DBAG Expansion Capital Fund on its acquisition of the brokerage firm von Poll
Gleiss Lutz advised the private equity firm Deutsche Beteiligungs AG ("DBAG") on its stake in von Poll Immobilien GmbH and von Poll Immobilien Beteiligungs- und Verwaltungs-GmbH ("von Poll") regarding all compliance-related issues.
With more than 280 shops in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Croatia, von Poll is among the leading real estate brokerage firms in Germany.
A listed company, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG initiates closed-end private equity funds and invests alongside the DBAG funds in well-positioned, mid-sized companies with potential for development. The capital managed and advised on by the DBAG Group amounts to around 1.8 billion euros.
DBAG was advised on compliance-related issues by a Gleiss Lutz team headed by Dr. Eike Bicker (lead, partner) that included the following lawyers:
Dr. Dirk Scherp (of counsel), Marina Stoklasa (both compliance, Frankfurt), Dr. Moritz Holm-Hadulla (partner), Dr. Ute Schenn (both competition/antitrust, Stuttgart).
For Deutsche Beteiligungs AG, Florian Döring (general counsel) advised on the acquisition and coordinated the process.
Gleiss Lutz regularly advises DBAG and other international and domestic private equity firms on investing in promising companies, including in the venture capital sector.