BRANDL TALOS advised Capiton on the acquisition of Mauer + Partner GmbH

Press release • Corporate Law & Transactions from Roman Rericha, Markus Arzt, Adrian Zuschmann

German private equity firm Capiton, advised by Lupp + Partner (Kerstin Kopp) as lead transaction counsel, acquires a majority stake in German Kutterer Mauer AG, a global manufacturer of closures and closure solutions.

BRANDL TALOS advised Capiton in connection with the acquisition of the Austrian business of the Kutterer Mauer Group. The BRANDL TALOS team was led by Markus Arzt and Roman Rericha and further included Adrian Zuschmann.

The Kutterer Mauer Group designs and produces high-quality innovative products and is active in various endsegments including cosmetics, pharma (clean room products) and food which allows a strong pipeline of new lightweight and easily recyclable products. Capiton invests in SME’s located mainly in the DACH region. They focus primarily on profitable companies with a turnover of between €50 and €300 million and also partner with co-investors to realise much larger investments. In acquiring Kutterer Mauer AG, Capiton reinforced its commitment to continue their growth strategy.

The team
Roman Rericha
Partner / Fund Formation, Venture Capital & Start Ups, Corporate Law & Transactions
Roman represents clients in complex cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. Austrian and international venture capital funds regularly turn to him for assisting with investments in Austria. His expert advice also guides start-ups through large-scale financing rounds.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2005),
Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, (Mag. rer.soc.oec. 2007)
Markus Arzt
Partner / Fund Formation, Capital Markets, Venture Capital & Start Ups, Corporate Law & Transactions
In recent years, Markus has spearheaded various large international transactions and is a respected venture capital and private equity expert.

University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Mag. iur. 2012)
Adrian Zuschmann
Attorney at Law / Corporate Law & Transactions, Venture Capital & Start Ups
Adrian advises and represents Austrian and international institutional and strategic investors, founders and (start-up) companies in the context of financing rounds, M&A, investments in portfolio companies and exit transactions.

A second focus is advising Austrian fund initiatives on the formation and structuring of funds as well as in connection with their ongoing operational matters.

Queen Mary University of London (MSc Law & Finance 2020)
University of Vienna, Faculty of Law (Magister iuris 2015)