Orrick advised Paris-based Jolt Capital as the lead investor in the growth financing of 4JET, a German pioneer in laser material processing.
Joining 4JET founder and CEO Jörg Jetter and the investor eCapital, Jolt Capital’s funding will allow 4JET to further expand its global delivery platforms for sales & service and accelerate its development initiatives.
Jolt Capital is an independent private equity firm investing in fast growing, profitable, globally-oriented technology companies of European origin with revenues between €10 million and €100 million.
4JET develops advanced process technology and integrated production systems for laser-based surface processing, with a focus on technical glass, automotive components and tires. Founded in 2006, the company is based in Alsdorf, Germany and employs approximately 130 staff across Germany, China and the U.S.
Jolt Capital was advised by an Orrick team led by Munich M&A and private equity partner Fabian von Samson-Himmelstjerna and Paris Technology Companies Group senior counsel Olivier Edwards, both of whom regularly advise financial investors, corporates and start-ups on growth transactions. This includes previously advising Jolt Capital on their 2017 investment in IoT company Interel.
The cross-border Orrick team also included partners Stefan Schultes-Schnitzlein (tax, Düsseldorf), Stefan Renner (M&A & private equity, Düsseldorf), André Zimmermann (employment, Düsseldorf), Christian Schröder (data privacy IT/IP, Düsseldorf), Till Steinvorth (antitrust, Düsseldorf) and Charles Briand (tax, Paris); counsel Felix Schäfer (real estate, Düsseldorf); and associate Markus Schmid (M&A and private equity, Munich), Karl Ehrenberg (M&A and private equity, Munich), Andrea Köhler (M&A and private equity, Munich), Rudy Marouani (tax, Paris), Louisa Kallhoff (employment, Düsseldorf) and Robert Weinhold (data privacy IT/IP, Düsseldorf).