13.12.2021 | Deal Notifications, Press releases

KPMG Law advises HWP Handwerkspartner Group on the acquisition of maba!

KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (KPMG Law) advised HWP Handwerkspartner AG (HWP Handwerkspartner Group) on the acquisition of maba! Maler- und Ausbauwerkstätten GmbH (maba!) advised.

In the context of the acquisition of maba! by the HWP Handwerkspartner Group, KPMG Law conducted a legal due diligence and accompanied the purchase agreement negotiations. KPMG Law worked with a cross-location team primarily from the areas of employment law, real estate, antitrust law and corporate/M&A.

Founded in 1995, maba! is a painting and finishing company with over 100 employees and headquarters in Mannheim. maba! is mainly active in the entire Rhine-Neckar region, but also throughout Germany, and offers painting and electrical work as well as other services such as facade renovation, concrete repair and drywall construction.

Since its founding in 2007, the HWP Handwerkspartner Group has been a steadily growing crafts company with 15 locations in Germany and Luxembourg and employs more than 750 people. The four main service lines include painting and finishing work, building protection, complete construction and technical building equipment (TGA). The HWP Handwerkspartner Group is part of the private equity house Adiuva Capital. Adiuva invests in medium-sized companies across all sectors, primarily in German-speaking countries, and currently holds stakes in 13 medium-sized companies with EUR 400 million in capital under management.

Advisor to HWP Handwerkspartner Group, legal due diligence, contract drafting and assistance in contract negotiation:

KPMG Law Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH: Dr. Christian Nordholtz (partner, lead), Dr. Dimitri Immermann (Manager), Frederik Wesch (Senior Associate),

Marlon Wehrenberg

(Associate) all Hanover, all Corporate/M&A; Dr. Martin Trayer (Partner),

Fulya Isikgel

(Senior Associate), both Frankfurt,

Jens Helbich

(Senior Associate) Hanover, all labor law;

Dr. Rainer Algermissen


Sinje Grefe

(Senior Associate), Martje Pritzel (Associate), all Hamburg, all Real Estate; Dr. Gerrit Rixen (Partner),

Jacqueline Unkelbach

(Manager), both Cologne;
Christoph Gröne
(Associate), Düsseldorf, all antitrust law


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