Deloitte advised EOS Partners (“EOS”) in their investment in Poolarserver alongside the founders to further drive its leading position in the growing construction collaboration sector.
About the transaction
A multi-disciplinary Deloitte team successfully advised EOS in their investment in Poolarserver GmbH, a leading provider of collaboration software for the construction industry. Both founders, Prof. Dr. Matthias Friedle and Klaus Schwägerl, will continue to hold significant shares in the business and continue to drive the business as managing directors. The shareholders will jointly support Poolarserver on its successful growth path by building the company and further strengthening the software.
The team was led by David Krüger, Transaction Services partner, supported by Sébastien Catteau and André Flaskamp working together with M&A Tax led by Clemens Petersen and supported by Axel Ortjohann. Deloitte’s industry expertise, integrated approach and focused execution strongly supported EOS in this transaction.
Poolarserver’s products poolarPROJECT and poolarOFFICE help their customers to collaborate and exchange vital information easier and faster, while fulfilling all documentation requirements. Founded in 2012, it allows architects and all relevant stakeholders in the construction industry to easily digitalize construction sites. With constant rising complexity and regulations in the industry, Poolarserver’s software helps to reduce frictions and to finish projects on time.
About the client
EOS is a long-term oriented private equity firm investing into midmarket companies in the DACH region. The aim is to take a multidisciplinary approach to accelerate growth and increase efficiency. EOS develops category leaders with high competitiveness by providing industry expertise, strategic know-how, access to a vast network, as well as flexible capital. EOS strives to establish best practices that strengthen its portfolio companies and last well beyond its investment period.
About Deloitte – Financial Advisory
As leading independent M&A advisors, we provide M&A deal execution and financial advisory services to private equity firms and large and mid-market corporations globally. We offer financial advice and insight at every stage of a transaction – from consideration of the strategic options to transaction execution, be it an IPO, acquisition or divestment, restructuring or fast track disposal. We pride ourselves in our independent advice to our clients.