Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS) invests in Corant GmbH, a technology start-up based in Chemnitz and Leipzig (www.air-q.com). Corant was founded in 2015 as a spin-off from the Institute of Physics at Chemnitz University of Technology and has expertise in the field of sensor development. With air-Q, the Saxon start-up is developing air analysis technology for private and commercial users.
Stephan Schuldt (36), previously partner in the Leipzig office of Kahlert Padberg, will join GRUENDELPARTNER as equity partner on 01.04.2019. Stephan Schuldt, who specializes in banking and capital market law as well as commercial and corporate law, will expand GRUENDELPARTNER's transaction practice to include debt financing.
The growth fund Mittelstand Sachsen (WMS), set up by the Free State of Saxony and several Saxon savings banks for SME financing, acquires 25.1 percent of the shares in Taenzler Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH (TAENZLER) based in Laußnitz near Dresden.
Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS) invests in 3dvisionlabs GmbH. The start-up from Chemnitz develops innovative camera technologies, which enable numerous new possibilities of the digitization in connection with AI methods. The founders see a reinforcement of the relevance of AI technologies in everyday life by creating new applications.
EASY SOFTWARE AG acquires a majority stake in Apinauten GmbH based in Leipzig and merges it with its cloud subsidiary. In a first step, EASY has acquired 72.3 percent of the shares - the aim is to achieve full integration by 2020.
Together with MS Industrie AG and MuM Industriebeteiligungen GmbH, the Growth Fund Mittelstand Sachsen (WMS) has sold the German pump specialist Zehnder Pumpen GmbH to the French SFA Group. Zehnder Pumpen GmbH, based in Grünhain-Beierfeld, Saxony, is a well-known manufacturer of pumps and pump systems for water supply and water disposal in apartments, houses and larger building complexes.
With a total of 66 national and international M&A and financing transactions in a total volume of more than 400 million euros, 2018 was the most successful year in the history of GRUENDELPARTNER's corporate transaction practise.
The sensor technology startup Senorics based in Dresden generated EUR 2.3 million in its seed financing round. Among the investors are the Technologiegründerfonds Sachsen (TGFS), the main investor Ventura Investment GmbH (Ventura) and TUDAG TU Dresden Aktiengesellschaft. The Saxon high-tech company specializes in novel near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy sensors.
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