RedAnts GmbH, Bremen, one of the leading industry service providers in Germany in the field of the quality management of production processes, will transfer their headquarters from the Hanseatic city to Leipzig in 2018. This move is contemplated by the contractual agreement on a minority shareholding of S-Beteiligungen, Leipzig, in the RedAnts company group, which is mainly active in the automotive industry.
In addition to manufacturers such as Mercedes, Porsche, and VW, the customers of RedAnts GmbH also include large suppliers to the automotive sector. The company, which was established about 15 years ago, employs approximately 550 staff members in Germany and provides their services from the locations in Bremen, Leipzig, Berlin, Stuttgart, Kölleda, Mosel, and Hof.
As venture capital investors of Sparkasse Leipzig, S-Beteiligungen have been investing in companies in the economic area of Leipzig since 1999 and provide support to small and medium-sized enterprises and their investment projects in their role as management partner for the Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen and for the Wachstumsfonds Mittelstand Sachsen.
A team of GRUENDELPARTNER under the direction of Dr. Mirko Gründel has provided legal support throughout the transaction with regard to due diligence as well as during contract drafting and negotiations.
Dr. Mirko Gründel (Lead, Corporate),
Steffen Tietze (Employment Law),
Florian Helbig (IP/IT),
Denis Koudous (Commercial, all based in Leipzig)
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