19 July 20222 minute read

DLA Piper advises team.blue on acquisition of Raidboxes

DLA Piper has advised team.blue on the acquisition of the High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) portfolio company Raidboxes. The founders of Raidboxes will continue to lead the company supported by the team.blue organization that will enable further acceleration of its international expansion plans in the WordPress and WooCommerce business.

Raidboxes GmbH was founded in 2016 and offers WordPress and WooCommerce hosting for agencies, freelancers, online stores, magazines and companies. Raidboxes has developed proprietary software on top of WordPress to develop, maintain and host WordPress and WooCommerce websites. Raidboxes takes care of all the technical details to keep the websites running fast, secure and stable. With a team of 45 employees in Münster and across Europe, Raidboxes serves over 16,000 customers in more than 55 countries.

team.blue is a leading digital enabler for businesses and entrepreneurs. The company serves over 2.5 million customers in Europe and has more than 1,800 experts supporting them. The goal is to shape technology and support companies with innovative digital services.

The DLA Piper team was jointly led by partner Dr Nils Krause and senior foreign associate Dan Li (both Corporate/M&A, Hamburg). The team also included partners Verena Grentzenberg (Data Protection, Hamburg), Semin O (Antitrust), Dr Björn Enders (Tax) and Dr Wolfram Distler (Finance, all Frankfurt), counsels Florian Jeske (Hamburg), Georg Haberkorn (both Employment, Munich), Sonja Beier (Real Estate, Frankfurt), Dr Mirjam Rüve, Cristina Helena Villafrade, Dr Moritz von Hesberg (all Corporate/M&A, Hamburg) and Miray Kavruk (IPT), senior associates Alexander Lamers (Real Estate), Anastasia Max (Tax, all Frankfurt), Hauke Tammert (Public Commercial Law, Cologne) and Patrick Reuter (Finance) as well as associates Caroline Huber (Antitrust, both Frankfurt), David Sanchio Schele (Data Protection, Hamburg), Greta Müller (Real Estate, Frankfurt), Ekaterina Filikhina (IPT, Munich) and Clemens Daniel Schlotter (Corporate/M&A, Hamburg).