Felten Group acquired by MPDV Group

July 2019

GHz Partners advises shareholders of Felten Group on its divestiture to MPDV Group

GHz Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of Felten Group on its divestiture to MPDV Group. MPDV Group, a market leader for IT solutions for the Smart Factory in the field of discrete production acquired Felten Group, a leading provider of MES (Manufacturing Execution System) software for the process industry in Germany. Felten Group has market leadership position in the process industry, in particular- cosmetics, flavour & fragrance, food, pharma and chemicals. With locations in Germany and Luxembourg, Felten Group has implemented production management projects in around three dozen countries around the world. Including Felten Group, the MPDV Group currently employs around 500 people at 15 locations worldwide and records group sales of over 67 million Euros. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

prudsys AG acquired by GK Software AG

January 2018

GHz Partners advises GK Software AG on its majority investment in prudsys AG

GHz Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to GK Software AG on its majority investment in prudsys AG. GK Software AG, one of Europe’s leading technology developers and providers of standard software for the retail sector, acquired a majority stake in Chemnitz based prudsys AG. prudsys AG offers Artificial Intelligence enabled omni-channel personalization software for the retail sector, interlinking customer loyalty, marketing automation and dynamic pricing to maximize customer value across all channels. Prudsys’ customers include leading retailers such as babywalz, bonprix, Conrad, Coop, Douglas, Klingel, Otto, Obi, SportScheck, Thalia and Würth. The company is listed as a “Representative Vendor” in the Gartner Market Guide for Digital Personalization Engines.

GDC Business Software GmbH acquired by CSS AG

January 2017

GHz Partners advises GDC Business Software GmbH on its divestiture to CSS AG

GHz Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to GDC Business Software GmbH on its divestiture to CSS AG. CSS AG, a leading provider of on-premise ERP solutions to German medium-sized companies acquired accounting software vendor GDC Business Software GmbH. GDC develops software for financial accounting, cost accounting, asset accounting, payroll accounting, controlling and reporting services for the interactive and holistic control of medium-sized companies. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

thinkproject! acquired by TA Associates

December 2016

GHz Partners advises shareholders of thinkproject! on a growth recapitalisation from TA Associates

GHz Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as financial advisor to the shareholders of thinkproject! on a growth recapitalisation from TA Associates. Growth private equity firm TA Associates’ London team acquired a majority stake in thinkproject! GmbH. thinkproject! offers a multi-tenant SaaS platform for construction and engineering project management and is used by more than 100,000 users in over 8,000 projects in 40 countries. The Munich based company is market leader in cross-enterprise collaboration and workflow software to the construction and engineering industries across Europe. It delivers a readily common data environment (CDE) for construction and engineering projects. thinkproject! supports asset owners and general contractors across more than 20 sectors, including the energy and automotive industries, infrastructure and government projects. The company has approximately 200 employees across its Munich headquarters, R&D center in Berlin, and regional sales offices in Spain, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands and France.

ProjectCenter joint venture with thinkproject!

September 2016

GHz Partners advises shareholders of thinkproject! on a joint venture with ProjectCenter

GHz Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholders of thinkproject! on a joint venture with ProjectCenter. Munich-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor thinkproject! established a joint venture with Madrid-based ProjectCenter through its Spanish unit thinkproject! Iberia, to target customers in Spain, Portugal and Latin America. Launched in 1998, ProjectCenter was the first online collaboration / project management application specifically designed for the construction and engineering sector in the Iberian Peninsula and has successfully helped thousands of projects in the optimization of communication and collaboration in their workflows. It has been used by public and private entities, construction companies, engineering companies and consulting companies. Its clients include, among others, Acciona, Bouygues, Enel Group, IKEA, Mercadona, Tecnicas Reunidas, URS- Aecom, Valoriza with projects both inside and outside of Spain. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Pace GmbH acquired by Txt e-solutions

March 2016

GHz Partners advises TXT e-solutions on its majority investment in Pace GmbH

GHz Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Txt e-solutions SpA on its majority investment in PACE GmbH. Quoted Italian provider of engineering software solutions TXT e-solutions, a specialist in advanced aerospace software through its Next Division, acquired a majority stake in Berlin-based PACE Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology GmbH from its financial investors eCAPITAL AG, Strategic European Technologies NV, and IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH. PACE specialises in software for preliminary aircraft design, cabin configuration and fuel cost optimisation. PACE’s customer base of over 50 large companies includes top aircraft and engine manufacturers, airlines, civil and defence operators, Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) companies, such as Airbus Boeing, Safran Group, GE Aviation, COMAC, Sukhoi, Embraer, Rolls-Royce, Air France & KLM Engineering, Lufthansa and Delta Air Lines.