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CMS advises shareholder side on investment by H.I.G. Capital in Infinigate Holding AG


Zurich/Berlin – H.I.G. Europe, the European arm of H.I.G. Capital, is taking a stake in Infinigate Holding AG. As a private equity firm with a focus on the small and mid-cap market, H.I.G. will support Infinigate’s management as the Swiss value-added distributor of IT security products pursues its international expansion strategy.

A CMS team from Germany and Switzerland headed by John Hammond, Dr Stephan Werlen and Dr Jörg Zätzsch advised the majority shareholder on all legal aspects of the transaction.

Infinigate is headquartered in the Swiss town of Rotkreuz and has around 250 employees across nine European countries. The company specialises in IT security solutions for protecting IT networks, servers, terminal devices, data, applications and cloud computing.

H.I.G. Capital is a private equity firm with worldwide operations and headquarters in Miami, USA. The company manages equity capital of EUR 20 billion based on the total capital commitments to funds managed by H.I.G. Capital and its subsidiaries.

CMS Switzerland

Dr. Stephan Werlen, Partner, Corporate
Daniel Burkhard, Senior Associate, Corporate

CMS Germany

John Hammond, Partner, Corporate,
Lead Coordinator Dr Jörg Zätzsch, Partner, Corporate
Maximilian Schneider, Senior Associate, Corporate
Pia Klages, Associate, Corporate