18.03.2021

GOF advises sofatutor founders and management on sale of the company and entry of new investors

Munich, March 18, 2021 – Gütt Olk Feldhaus has advised the founders and the management of Berlin-based sofatutor GmbH on the sale of the company to a consortium of investors led by EMERAM Capital Partners and Gimv, and the subsequent re-investment in the learning platform. Founded in 2008, sofatutor operates the most comprehensive online learning platform in the German-speaking countries, and currently has around one million users, including over 10,000 schools.

The closing of the transaction is still subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities.

In Addition to EMERAM Capital Partners, investors include the Sustainable Bond of the European investment company Gimv. The new financiers replace the previous investors, including the venture capital funds Acton Capital Partners, Frog Capital and IBB Ventures.

The sale process was accompanied by GCA Altium as Corporate Finance advisors.

GOF is highly experienced with exit processes, and advises with a focus on tech transactions involving strategic and Private Equity investors.

Legal advisors to the founders of sofatutor GmbH:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus, Munich: Dr Sebastian Olk (partner, lead), Dr Ricarda Theis, Karl Ehrenberg, LL.M. (both associates; all Corporate/M&A)

About Gütt Olk Feldhaus:

Gütt Olk Feldhaus is a leading international law firm based in Munich. We provide legal advice on all aspects of commercial and corporate law. We focus on corporate law, M&A, private equity and financing. We also handle litigation in these areas.

Contact:

Dr. Sebastian Olk
Partner
Tel. +49 89 24 22 411-20
sebastian.olkgof-partnercom