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Rautenberg Moritz & Co. advises INVISION on the majority investment in German stroller marketer ABC Design GmbH.

The team around Arndt Rautenberg and Jens Moritz advised Swiss private equity house INVISION AG on their majority participation in the German family business ABC Design GmbH. Closing took place on 6 November 2018…

Rautenberg & Company advises Maxburg Capital Partners on the investment in Securepoint.

The team around Jens Moritz advised Maxburg Capital Partners on the investment in Securepoint GmbH. The closing took place on September 10, 2018…

Rautenberg & Company advises Allgeier on the acquisition of iQuest.

The team around Gero Steinröder advised the management board of Allgeier SE on the takeover of iQuest Group. Allgeier SE, Munich (WKN A2GS63), accelerates its development into an international software development company with a further acquisition and signed a purchase agreement on August 14 to acquire a majority stake in the software development company iQuest…

Rautenberg & Company advises NicLen Group on the investment by Invision.

The team around Jens Moritz and Arndt Rautenberg advised and accompanied the Dortmund-based NicLen GmbH in the preparation and execution of an investment by private equity fund Invision of Zug, Switzerland. The closing took place on June 12, 2018…

Rautenberg & Company advises Allgeier on the acquisition of Objectiva Software Solutions, Inc.

The team around Arndt Rautenberg advised the management board of Allgeier SE on the takeover of Objectiva Software Solutions, Inc. Allgeier SE, Munich (WKN A2GS63), strengthens its international software development business in the Technology division with a new acquisition. Last Friday, Allgeier signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Objectiva Software Solutions, Inc. based in San Diego, California, USA…

Rautenberg & Company advises Arcus Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of Swiss fibre provider Swiss4net

The team around Arndt Rautenberg advised the London-based fund manager Arcus Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of Swiss4net Holding AG in Baar. Closing took place on April 27, 2018…

Rautenberg & Company advises capiton AG on the acquisition of Swiss IT-security specialist ISPIN AG

The team around Jens Moritz advised the Berlin-based investor capiton AG on the acquisition of ISPIN AG. Signing took place on January 31, 2018…

Rautenberg & Company advises Allgeier SE on the acquisition of selected divisions of Ciber, Inc.

The team around Arndt Rautenberg and Jens Moritz advised the Management Board of Allgeier SE on the acquisition of selected divisions of Ciber, Inc.. The signing took place on February 3, 2017…

Rautenberg & Company advises iT-CUBE SYSTEMS on the acquisition by SecureLink / Investcorp

Jens Moritz and his team advised the shareholder of iT-CUBE SYSTEMS AG on the acquisition by Securelink Group in a structured M&A process and was able to complete the transaction successfully within just a few months’ time…

Rautenberg & Company Advices ProSiebenSat.1 on Merger of Aeria Games and gamigo

The team around Arndt Rautenberg supported the shareholders of Aeria Games GmbH, the media group ProSiebenSat1, as well as the company itself, in preparing the contribution and subsequent merger. Signing took place on May 27, 2016…

Rautenberg & Company Advises Odewald and Cobepa on Sale of d&b audiotechnik

The team around Arndt Rautenberg and Gero Steinröder supported the former majority shareholders, private equity firm Odewald & Compagnie und Cobepa, in the sale of d&b audiotechnik to Ardian. Signing took place on February 27, 2016…

Rautenberg & Company Advises Gustoso on the Investment by Auctus

Rautenberg & Company advised the shareholders of Gustoso Group on the investment of Auctus Capital Partners. The transaction has been structured as an owners buyout, linked with a growth financing…

Rautenberg & Company Advises EMERAM Capital Partners on the acquisition of diva-e Digital Value Enterprise

Rautenberg & Company's team advised the Munich-based private equity firm EMERAM Capital Partners on the acquisition of diva-e Digital Value Enterprise. Signing took place on December 23, 2015…

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Jens Moritz becomes name partner at Rautenberg – now: Rautenberg Moritz & Co.

The two founders of international corporate finance advisory firm Rautenberg & Company, Arndt Rautenberg and Jens Moritz, will with immediate effect take on equal representation in the name of the firm: The company will now operate as Rautenberg Moritz & Co…

Rautenberg & Company takes over Bassewitz & Hochberg and continues to grow M&A Advisory capabilities

Rautenberg & Company, the advisory firm specializing in value creation and M&A, has taken over the renowned corporate finance boutique Bassewitz & Hochberg in Frankfurt, thus further expanding its M&A advisory business in Frankfurt…

Value Creation in PE: Equivalent to the post-Christmas diet

When it comes to operational value creation in private equity portfolio companies, Arndt Rautenberg, Managing Partner and Boris Herzog, Director at Rautenberg & Company suggest that it’s similar to the annual post-Christmas diet; almost everyone claims to do it, but very few actually do…

Rautenberg & Company Strengthens Shareholder Base

Düsseldorf/Frankfurt, 12 February 2016: Rautenberg & Company, the corporate finance and investment firm, has invited two of its directors, Boris Herzog and Gero Steinröder, to join its group of shareholders. Both are pivotal for the advisory business of the firm around the two founders Arndt Rautenberg and Jens Moritz as they focus on the support of financial sponsors and their portfolio companies during all phases of a transaction…

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M&A Review: Rautenberg übernimmt Bassewitz & Hochberg

Das auf Value Creation und M&A spezialisierte Beratungsunternehmen Rautenberg & Company übernimmt die Corporate- Finance-Boutique Bassewitz & Hochberg und baut so sein M&A-Geschäft am Standort Frankfurt weiter aus…

FINANCE Magazin: M&A-Beratung Rautenberg übernimmt Bassewitz & Hochberg

Die Private-Equity- und M&A-Beratung Rautenberg & Company hat den Konkurrenten Bassewitz & Hochberg übernommen. Im Zuge des Deals wechseln auch zwei erfahrene Berater zu Rautenberg…

Börsen-Zeitung: M & A-Berater setzen auf eigene Fusion

Und wieder ein Schulterschluss unter Corporate-Finance-Beratern: Die auf M & A-Begleitung spezialisierte Rautenberg & Company übernimmt Bassewitz & Hochberg in Frankfurt…

FINANCE Magazin: Private-Equity-Modell der 90er-Jahre ist überholt

Private-Equity-Investoren können sich bei der Wertsteigerung ihrer Unternehmen nicht mehr auf den Multiple- oder Leverage-Effekt verlassen. Doch dass die Zukunft in operativen Ansätzen liegt, haben immer noch nicht alle PE-Häuser erkannt…

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Rautenberg & Company Supports Zurmont Madison in the Sale of RÖDER Zeltsysteme

Rautenberg & Company's team advised the main shareholders of RÖDER Zeltsysteme und Service AG, Zurich-based private equity firm Zurmont Madison Mangement AG and management of RÖDER AG, on the sale of their shareholdings to RAG-Stiftung Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH in Essen, Germany. Closing took place on February 27, 2015…

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Commercial DD: Decision Support rather than Travelogue!

Commercial Due Diligences (“CDD”) are offered by numerous advisory firms in various formats and at differing price points. According to Arndt Rautenberg and Boris Herzog of Rautenberg & Company, just because it says “Commercial Due Diligence” on the cover, it does not mean that’s what you’re actually getting. Rather than an overload of graphs and text, they firmly believe a CCD should deliver an accurate assessment and concise discussion of the implications in five segments, based on sharp analysis: “In God we trust, all others bring data!”…

EQT Partner Jens Moritz joins Rautenberg & Company – opens office in Frankfurt

Frankfurt, 1 April 2014 – Advisory and investment firm Rautenberg & Company strengthens its team by hiring long-serving EQT Partner Jens Moritz to head its newly opened Frankfurt office. Moritz was previously with EQT for six years, where he was responsible for the Expansion Capital business line’s German, Austrian and Swiss activities…

Former Chief Strategy Officer of Deutsche Telekom founds advisory firm for financial investors

Düsseldorf, London, 28 January 2014 – Arndt Rautenberg, former Chief Strategy Officer of Deutsche Telekom AG and Managing Partner of an international strategy consulting firm, founded a new advisory firm with offices in Düsseldorf and London. Rautenberg & Company supports financial investors and their portfolio firms in all phases of a transaction: from deal origination, to execution to portfolio management. To guarantee the highest possible alignment of interest with their clients, Rautenberg & Company will also invest, alongside its clients, into the portfolio firms it is advising – and is filling a market niche by doing that. Rautenberg is already advising one big deal: the acquisition of the German-based Scout24 Group from Deutsche Telekom by the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman…

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Die Wirtschaftsförderung informiert: Rautenberg & Company bezieht neues Büro

Bereits im ersten Jahr der Geschäftstätigkeit ist das Team um Gründungspartner Arndt Rautenberg so stark gewachsen, dass die alten Flächen zu klein wurden…

VC Magazin: Family Offices – die (fast) neue Investorenklasse im Private Equity-Markt

Bisher sind Family Offices im Rahmen ihrer Vermögensdiversifizierung als normale Investoren in Private Equity-Fonds aktiv gewesen. Zunehmend erkennen sie jedoch die Chancen der Direktbeteiligungen und entdecken die Anlageform Private Equity neu…

FINANCE Magazin: EQT-Partner Jens Moritz geht zu Rautenberg & Company

Private-Equity-Mann Jens Moritz wird Berater. Der frühere DACH-Chef des auf den Midcap fokussierten Fonds des schwedischen PE-Investors EQT wechselt zum 1. April zur Private-Equity-Beratungsfirma Rautenberg & Company. Vom neu eröffneten Frankfurter Büro aus soll er seine Transaktionserfahrung einbringen…

VC Magazin: "Das Jahr 2014 wird durch Exits geprägt sein"

Veröffentlicht am 28. Februar 2014

Interview mit Arndt Rautenberg, Rautenberg & Company…

FINANCE Magazin: Ex-Telekom-Strategiechef Rautenberg gründet Beratung

Der ehemalige Telekom-Strategiechef Arndt Rautenberg hat ein Beratungsunternehmen für PE-Investoren gegründet. Mit Rautenberg & Company will er eine Marktlücke schließen: Er will nicht nur beraten, sondern sich auch selbst an der Finanzierung und Weiterentwicklung der Portfoliounternehmen beteiligen. Ein erstes prominentes Investment hat er schon getätigt…

Manager Magazin Online: "Deutschlands Rückstand wird sich auswachsen"

Über die Startup-Metropole Berlin wird mehr geredet als darin investiert. Arndt Rautenberg, Ex-Telekom-Strategie-Chef und Berater für Finanzinvestoren, erklärt, warum sich das ändern könnte - und weshalb selbst deutsche Mittelständler jetzt gerne Geld in Internet-Jungfirmen anlegen…