GRUENDELPARTNER advises bm|t beteiligungsmanagement thüringen gmbh on reorganisation and participation in the SAMAG group

bm|t beteiligungsmanagement thüringen gmbh has acquired a 100% interest in the SAMAG group and has sold the majority of the machine tools unit to Hüttmann Machine Tools Beteiligungs GmbH, represented by Martin Hüttmann. The shareholding in SAMAG Machine Tools under the management of Mr Hüttmann will be continued.

As mechanical engineering company whose history at the location of Saalfeld reaches back over 140 years, SAMAG Machine Tools ( provides customised solutions for medium and large series production.

bm|t is the top address for investments in Thuringia. bm|t invests in start-up teams and companies in this German state with the firm goal of achieving positive investment returns. Innovations and economic growth in Thuringia are financed in this way. bm|t currently manages eight investment funds with a total volume of more than 400 million euros and invests in innovative companies in almost all industries and in all phases of corporate development – from the foundation and growth phase to buyouts and other succession scenarios.

GRUENDELPARTNER has provided legal support to bm|t during the transactions by Dr. Mirko Gruendel. GRUENDELPARTNER’s Venture Capital practise group is one of the most experienced and best staffed advisory units in Central Germany and supports investors and founders in all development stages, in particular regarding business formation, development, and financing as well as during all exit processes.

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