Orrick Advises SüdBG on Participation in Janoschka Group


Deutsch: Orrick berät SüdBG bei Beteiligung an der Janoschka Gruppe

Orrick advised Süd Beteiligungen GmbH (SüdBG) on a capital increase and participation in Janoschka Group. As a new shareholder, the Stuttgart-based in-vestment company supports the planned further growth of the internationally active group of companies.

SüdBG is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and supports fast-growing medium-sized enterprises with equity and mezzanine solutions with a focus on growth financing and business succession.

Janoschka is located in Kippenheim near Freiburg, Germany, has 1,200 em-ployees in 14 countries worldwide and in 2016 generated an annual turnover of 94 million Euro. As a full-service provider in digital printing, Janoschka focus-ses on the complete value chain, from the digital creation and optimization of print images to production.

The transaction remains subject to approval from the competition authorities.

The Orrick team advising SüdBG was led by M&A and Private Equity partners Dr. Christoph Brenner (Munich) and Dr. Stefan Renner (Düsseldorf).

The team further included Dr. Timo Holzborn (Partner, Finance, Munich), Dr. André Zimmermann (Partner, Employment Law, Düsseldorf), Dr. Christoph Rödter (Counsel, M&A and Private Equity, Munich), Dr. Felix Schäfer (Counsel, Real Estate, Düsseldorf), Sebastian Meul (Senior Associate, M&A and Private Equity, Munich) Verena Schwarz (Managing Associate, M&A and Private Equity, Munich), Dr. Markus Schmid (Managing Associate, M&A and Private Equity, Munich), and Louisa Kallhoff (Associate, Employment Law, Düsseldorf).