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CMS advises shareholders on sale of WOW Tech Group to CDH Investments

10/03/2020

Munich – Singapore-based cross-border investments unit of CDH Investments has acquired a significant interest in WOW Tech Group. The management of WOW Tech Group and other shareholders, advised by Rigeto Unternehmerkapital, remain shareholders in WOW Tech Group and continue to hold strategic and operative functions.

A CMS team led by Lead Partner Dr Martin Kuhn and Lead Counsel Dr Jessica Mohaupt advised the sellers as transaction counsel on all legal and tax aspects of this transaction. CMS advised the shareholders, Rigeto and WOW Tech Group on several occasions in the past as part of their buy and build strategy forming WOW Tech to a global player in the intimate health and sensual wellness industry.

Rigeto Unternehmerkapital with its head office in Munich advises entrepreneurs and family offices on investments into mid-sized companies.

WOW Tech Group, headquartered in Berlin, Germany, with offices in Canada, the US and Hong Kong, is a global player and house of premium brands in the intimate health and sensual wellness industry. WOW Tech Group's brands are available in 60 countries around the world.

CDH Investments, established in 2002, is a private equity firm with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing and has partnered with over 150 companies in consumer and healthcare industries, most of which are global leaders in their respective markets.

CMS Germany

Dr Martin Kuhn, Lead Partner
Dr Jacob Siebert, Partner
Dr Jessica Mohaupt, Lead Counsel
Karen Eldred, Senior Associate
Maximilian Pfaller, Senior Associate
Andreas Sautter, Senior Associate 
Florian Seelig, Senior Associate
Lukas Stegemann, Associate
Sandra Kuley, Legal Consultant, all Corporate/M&A
Jörg Schrade, Partner
Isabella Denninger, Senior Associate
Finn Fechner, Associate, all Tax Law
Dr Marc Seibold, Partner
Andrea München, Partner
Dr Andreas Grunert, Counsel
Julian Lacher, Associate, all Banking & Finance
Dr Stefan Höß, Partner
Dr Jan Niklas Gestefeld, Counsel
Dominik Loos, Associate, all Real Estate & Public
Claus Thiery, Partner
Dr. Tilman Niedermaier, Partner
Susanne Schwalb, Counsel, all Dispute Resolution
Peter Endres, Partner
Martin Maurer, Senior Associate, both Commercial Law
Dr Eckhard Schmid, Partner, Labor, Employment & Pensions
Dr Daniel Hofmann, Principal Counsel, TMC
Stefan Lüft, Partner, Intellectual Property
Dr Markus Kaulartz, Counsel, Information Technology
Dr Björn Herbers, Partner, Competition 

CMS Netherlands

Roman Tarlavski, Partner, Corporate/M&A

WOW Tech Group Inhouse

Dr Dirk Köhler, General Counsel

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