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CMS Hasche Sigle advises 3i on Hummingbird's acquisition of RedDot Solutions AG

06/07/2005

Hummingbird Ltd., a provider of enterprise content management solutions, listed in New York and Toronto, has acquired all the shares in RedDot Solutions AG, Oldenburg, including those held by the founding shareholders and 3i investors and ViewPoint Capital Partners. RedDot Solutions AG offers content management solutions for medium-sized enterprises. The purchase price was EUR 39.1m plus a performance-related earn-out component. 
Advisers to 3i 
CMS Hasche Sigle, (Munich): Dr Ulrich Springer, Stefan-Ulrich Müller (both Private Equity, M&A) 
Contact CMS Hasche Sigle: 
Dr Ulrich Springer 
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 / 23807-249 
E-mail: [email protected] 
Background 
CMS Hasche Sigle is one of the leading German law firms with more than 420 lawyers. It covers the entire area of commercial law and provides legal advice to major German and international companies from a wide spectrum of industry. 
CMS Hasche Sigle operates at all the major business centres. It has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Stuttgart, Chemnitz, Dresden, Brussels, Belgrade, Moscow, Prague and Shanghai. 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a partnership of lawyers and tax consultants; for register details / list of partners see www.cms-hs.com 
CMS Hasche Sigle is a member of CMS, an alliance of leading European law firms. With over 575 partners, a total of 2,000 lawyers and tax consultants and around 3,800 support staff we advise our clients in 24 countries in Europe and further afield on legal and tax issues. 
Local strength and legal tax advice tailored to the requirements of the market combined with a substantial amount of business and organisational integration form the basis for high-quality international legal advice. 
In addition to CMS Hasche Sigle, the following firms are also members of the CMS alliance: CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni (Italy), CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo (Spain), CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre (France), CMS Cameron McKenna LLP (Great Britain), CMS DeBacker (Belgium), CMS Derks Star Busmann (the Netherlands), CMS von Erlach Klainguti Stettler Wille (Switzerland) and CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz (Austria). CMS has 57 offices in 24 countries in Western and Central Europe, North and South America, Asia and North Africa. 
For further information on CMS Hasche Sigle see www.cms-hs.com and on the CMS alliance see www.cmslegal.com .