PwC advises shareholders of Enscape GmbH on sale to LEA Partners

Februar 10, 2020

Nuremberg/Munich, February 7th 2020.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal AG Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft (PwC Legal) and PricewaterhouseCoopers GmbH (PwC) have provided the shareholders of Enscape GmbH with comprehensive legal and tax advice on the strategic investment of LEA Partners in Enscape GmbH as well as corporate and tax structuring of the transaction.

Enscape GmbH was founded in 2017 by Thomas Willberger and Moritz Luck. Besides its founders and investor High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), several other investors and Business Angels were invested in Enscape GmbH. The founders and High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) remain significantly invested in the Enscape group for a strategic partnership.

Enscape GmbH, based in Karlsruhe, is a leading provider of real-time 3D rendering and visualization technology to the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industry. Enscape’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products are already used by companies in over 80 countries and by 85 % of the top-100 architectural offices worldwide. With the technology investor LEA Partners, Enscape GmbH intends to establish its products as the industry standard in real-time rendering technology, gain additional innovative strength and accelerate its international expansion.

LEA Partners is an entrepreneurial-minded multi-stage private equity firm investing in growth technology companies that are driving transformative change in their industries.

Legal advisor Enscape GmbH:

PwC Legal (Nuremberg, Munich, Düsseldorf):

Gerhard Wacker (lead), Lars Spiller, Klara Körber LL.M., Christian Heigl (all corporate / M&A, Nuremberg), Dr. Tobias von Tucher (IP/IT, Munich), Hubertus Kleene (antitrust law, Düsseldorf)

PwC (Munich):

Daniel Windsheimer (lead Tax), Johannes Stark (all Deals Tax)

Legal Advisor LEA Partners:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus (Munich):

Dr. Sebastian Olk (corporate/M&A, lead corporate/M&A), Dr. Tilmann Gütt, LL.M. (banking/finance, lead banking/finance), Thomas Becker (IP/IT/Software), Isabelle Vrancken (corporate/M&A), Dr. Marcel Schmidt (corporate/M&A), Karl Ehrenberg LL.M. (corporate/M&A), Christopher Ghabel (banking/finance)

 

For further information please contact:

Martin Krause
PwC Communications
Tel.: (0211) 981 – 16 57
E-Mail:

 

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Contributors

Gerhard Wacker

Corporate/M&A

Tel: +49 911 94985-281

Lars Spiller

Corporate/M&A

Tel: +49 911 94985-310

Klara Josefine Körber

Corporate/M&A

Tel: +49 911 94985-368

Dr. Tobias von Tucher

IP, IT, Commercial

Tel: +49 89 5790 5647

Hubertus Kleene

Anti-Trust

Tel: +49 211 981-4222