P+P advises DPE Deutsche Private Equity on successful fundraising for “DPE Deutschland III” Fund

January 2017

Deutsche Private Equity (DPE), one of the leading German private equity firms, located in Munich, closed its third fund, "DPE Deutschland III", at the stipulated maximum cap of EUR 575 million in subscribed capital.

Due to the strong demand from institutional investors both in Germany and abroad, DPE was able to successfully close the fundraising within only six months; the demand greatly exceeded the stipulated maximum cap. Fund III invests in small and midsize growth companies, primarily in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

P+P Pöllath + Partners once again had the leading and comprehensive role in advising DPE on all corporate, regulatory and tax matters with regard to fund structuring and fundraising according to German law. P+P also conducted the negotiations with the institutional investors and coordinated the cooperation with foreign legal advisors to DPE.

The following Pöllath team advised DPE:

In addition, the following attorneys advised DPE: Proskauer Rose LLP, Boston/USA (US law): Howard Beber (partner, lead), Camille Higonnet (senior counsel), Meredith Moran (associate), Alexander Campbell (associate); Mourant Ozannes LP, Jersey (Jersey law): Joel Hernandez (partner, lead), Sam Sturrock (senior associate), Gabby Kellogg (associate); Arendt & Medernach, Luxembourg (Luxembourg law): Gilles Dusemon (partner, lead), Jan Neugebauer (partner), Jennyfer Nündel (senior associate).