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DLA Piper advises Heidelberger Druckmaschinen on the sale of MIS software program supplier CERM


DLA Piper has suggested Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) on the sale of CERM, a worldwide supplier of Administration Data System (MIS) software program for the printing business, in a Administration Buyout (MBO).

CERM was a part of the Heidelberg Group since 2011 and is a world specialist for MIS software program within the label and packaging printing phase with over 400 printing crops worldwide as prospects. The brand new proprietor would be the present administration of CERM with further involvement of an investor.

For Heidelberg, the sale is an extra step within the transformation course of initiated earlier this 12 months with the goal of stabilizing the group financially in the long run and specializing in the core enterprise of sheetfed printing. DLA Piper, underneath the management of the companions Dr. Benjamin Parameswaran, Dr. Henriette Norda and Mike Danielewsky, is offering Heidelberg with complete authorized help on this restructuring course of. On this context, DLA Piper most not too long ago suggested Heidelberg on the sale of the Gallus Group to the Swiss packaging group benpac holding ag.

The present sale of CERM was collectively led by associate Dr Benjamin Parameswaran and counsel Dr Philipp Clemens with additional help by senior affiliate Friederike Rickers (all Company/M&A, Hamburg). As well as, companions Jan Pohle (IT/Knowledge Safety, Cologne), Semin O (Antitrust) and Dr Burkhard Führmeyer (IPT, each Frankfurt), counsels Dr Susanne Weckbach (Business, Munich), Dr Thorsten Ammann (IT/Knowledge Safety, Cologne) and Sergej Bräuer (Antitrust, Frankfurt) in addition to Senior Affiliate Hubertus Neu (Company, Cologne) suggested on this transaction.

From the global DLA Piper places of work associate Koen Selleslags and lead lawyer Wouter Verhelst (each Company, Antwerp) in addition to associate Kristof de Vulder (IPT, Brussels) had been additionally concerned.

Heidelberger’s in-house group was led by Sascha Donat (Head of M&A) and additional included Florian Zwoboda (Authorized Counsel).


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