14.08.15

BMH BRÄUTIGAM ADVISES CAPITON ON SALE OF RTS

BMH BRÄUTIGAM has advised capiton AG on the sale of its stake in the RTS-group, Wolznach, to Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH pertaining to the Metro-group. RTS is a leading service provider for electronic products in Europe.

In 2009 capiton participated in RTS and expanded the Group together with its founder Josef Raith by four company acquisitions inter alia. The spectrum of services covers inspection, repair and maintenance of different products starting from smartphones and notebooks to complete smart home advices. In 2014, the RTS-group reached a turnover of € 136 million and employed around 1,200 employees. The transaction is subject to the approval of the competent antitrust authorities.

In 2009 BMH BRÄUTIGAM advised capiton already on the acquisition of the investment. Since then BMH BRÄUTIGAM also advised on several further acquisitions by RTS, for example on the acquisition of a business unit of Siemens AG. For BMH BRÄUTIGAM this marks the ongoing successful cooperation with capiton AG. Just recently, we advised capiton inter alia on the sale of Lahmeyer-group to Tractebel Engineering S.A. pertaining to GdF Suez as well as on the acquisition of a minority stake in Trioptics GmbH.