20.09.11

Crédit Agricole Private Equity Aquires Participation in TrustYou GmbH

BMH Bräutigam & Partner has advised Crédit Agricole Private Equity (CAPE) on its participation in TrustYou GmbH, Munich, in which Holtzbrinck Ventures is also invested.

TrustYou is successfully active in the area of social media monitoring, in particular for hotel and restaurant chains. Immediately after the closing of this financing round, TrustYou use part of the new funds for the acquisition of its Dallas, Texas, based competitor ReviewAnalyst. With this acquisition, CAPE expands its German VC-activities which it has intensified since 2009. During this period, BMH Bräutigam & Partners has advised CAPE on all VC-investments in Germany, including the participations in the Electronic Sports League (ESL) operator Turtle Entertainment GmbH, the online eyewear retailer Netzoptiker GmbH and the online service providers plista GmbH and Trusted Shops GmbH.