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2 October 20232 minute read

DLA Piper advises Keensight Capital on investment in aconso AG

DLA Piper has advised Keensight Capital on its investment in aconso AG. Keensight Capital will support aconso AG in expanding its international footprint with a special focus on the US.

Munich-based aconso leads innovation in the field of HR document management systems (HR DMS) and offers cloud based HR DMS. Customers include companies such as Lufthansa, BioNTech, Deutsche Bahn, Allianz and Siemens, as well as restaurant and retail chains such as Starbucks, dm and The Body Shop.

Keensight Capital is one of Europe's leading growth buyout firms. For more than 20 years, the firm has made long term investments in profitable companies with high growth potential and revenues of between EUR10 million and EUR400 million.

The DLA Piper team was led by partner Lars Jessen (Frankfurt) and counsel Till Burmeister (Hamburg, both Private Equity/M&A). The core team also included senior associates Daniel Osmanovic (Frankfurt), Dr Jacqueline Päßler (Hamburg) and associate Lara Joy Pabst (Frankfurt, all Private Equity/M&A).

In addition, partners Dr Henriette Norda (Employment, Hamburg), Semin O (Antitrust), Dr Wolfram Distler (Finance), Dr Konrad Rohde (Tax, all Frankfurt), counsel Patrick Reuter (Finance), Sven Bischoff (Tax), Miray Kavruk (IPT, all Frankfurt), Dr Nico Brunotte (IPT, Hamburg), Dr Thilo Streit (Public Law, Cologne), senior associates Dr Katharina Fischer (Employment), David Sanchio Schele (Data Protection, both Hamburg), Andreas Rüdiger (Data Protection, Cologne) as well as associates Carina Ludwig (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg), Felix Groppenbächer (Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt), Hannah Modi (Employment, Hamburg), Caroline Huber (Antitrust), Sindy Martin (Finance, both Frankfurt) and Dr Philipp Adelberg (Data Protection, Cologne) were involved.

Eight Advisory advised on tax.