POELLATH advises the sellers on the sale of Qbilon to Paessler AG
The start-up was founded in 2019 by Dr. Melanie Langermeier, Dr. Simon Lohmüller, Dr. Thomas Driessen and Dr. Julian Kienberger as part of an EXIST research transfer project at the University of Augsburg and will continue to be headquartered in Augsburg after the sale.
With its IT transparency platform, Qbilon enables the integration of a variety of data sources, including, for example, cloud platforms such as AWS or Azure, IT monitoring and management solutions such as Paessler PRTG or Dynatrace, and virtualization tools such as vSphere. Customers can also import generic data such as CSV or JSON to easily integrate legacy information. For enterprises, this means complete visibility of their entire IT environment and more resilience in their IT operations, with the choice of cloud or on-premises solutions. Qbilon’s customers include major companies in the automotive, utilities and manufacturing industries.
Since its founding in 1997, Paessler has provided monitoring solutions to companies of various sizes in a variety of industries, from small businesses to mid-sized companies to large corporations. With its product, the company reaches more than 500,000 users in approx. 170 countries and currently has 350 employees from more than 25 countries.
POELLATH provided comprehensive legal and tax advice to the founders, Bayern Kapital and other investors with the following Munich team:
- Philipp von Braunschweig (partner, lead, corporate/M&A, Munich).
- Dr. Nico Fischer (partner, tax, Munich)
- David Lübkemeier (associate, corporate/M&A, Munich)
Rödl & Partner in Nuremberg (lead: Patrick Satzinger) advised the buyer.