Gleiss Lutz advises Armira on the acquisition of F24 Group
Gleiss Lutz has been advising Armira on the acquisition of F24 Group, a listed provider of highly secure, cloud-based solutions (SaaS) involving messaging, alerting and crisis management. Armira first acquired 75.2% of the majority shareholders’ shares in F24 AG and then proceeded to acquire more F24 shares by way of a voluntary public purchase offer of free-float shares.
F24 AG is listed on the Munich and Frankfurt stock exchanges (open market) and together with its subsidiaries in Switzerland, Spain, the UK and France is a market leader on the market for alerting and crisis management solutions. Large corporations and medium-sized companies along with public-sector organizations around the world use the services offered by F24 Group.
Armira is an entrepreneurially run industrial holding with registered office in Munich and invests in SMEs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Gleiss Lutz has provided Armira with comprehensive legal advice on the transaction, while a team from Walder Wyss, coordinated by Gleiss Lutz, advised on the Swiss law aspects of the transaction.
Armira was advised by a team led by Dr. Jan Balssen (Munich) and Dr. Christian Cascante (Stuttgart) (both partners, corporate/M&A). The following Gleiss Lutz lawyers were involved: Dr. Gabriele Roßkopf (partner, corporate/M&A, Stuttgart), Dr. Eva Reudelhuber (partner, banking and finance, Frankfurt), Dr. Jens Günther (partner, employment, Munich), Dr. Alexander Molle (counsel, IP/IT, Berlin), Dr. Verena Koppmann (Munich), Johannes Schrägle (Stuttgart), Dr. Nico Holtkamp (Stuttgart), Anton Gordon (Munich), Dr. Markus Martin (Stuttgart) (all corporate/M&A), Matthias Schilde (IP/IT, Berlin), Yana Koch (banking and finance, Frankfurt), Jörn Christoph Otte (employment, Hamburg).