McDermott Will & Emery Advises Gimv on Disposal of Mackevision Group


Munich, 15 January 2018. – International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has advised private-equity house Gimv and certain individual shareholders, including CEO Armin Pohl, on their disposal of Mackevision group to Accenture.

Headquartered in Germany, Mackevision with offices in Germany, the US, the UK, South Korea, China and Japan is a market leader in Computer Generated Imagery (CGI). It designs and produces high-end 3D visualizations, animations and visual effects (VFX) for images, films and interactive applications, including sales and marketing, online product configurations, virtual showrooms and point-of-sale experiences. With clients that include global brands, Mackevision has achieved most notable success in the automotive industry. Mackevision has earned international acclaim for its work on the HBO Series “Game of Thrones” – for which it was awarded an Emmy.

The international team of McDermott Will & Emery was led by Dr. Nikolaus von Jacobs (Partner Corporate, Munich) and Dr. Germar Enders (Counsel Corporate, Munich) and included an international team across various offices. The new engagement through Gimv is proof of the good relationship with this client.

Advisor GIMV:
McDermott Will & Emery: Dr. Nikolaus von Jacobs (Partner Corporate, Munich) and Dr. Germar Enders (Counsel Corporate, Munich; both Lead), Markus Hill (Partner Tax, Frankfurt), Paul Melot de Beauregard (Partner Employment, Munich), Daniel von Brevern (Partner Antitrust, Düsseldorf), Sabine Konrad and Arne Fuchs (Partners Litigation, Frankfurt), Mark Davis (Partner Corporate, London), Sam Wales (Partner Corporate, Washington), Maureen O’Brien (Partner Employment, Chicago), Kim Paul (Partner Corporate, Seoul) as well as Matthias Weingut, Björn Biehl and Ralf Richter (all Associates Corporate, Munich), Maximilian Baur (Associate Employment, Munich), Claus Färber (Counsel TMT, Munich), Martina Bannasch (Associate TMT, Munich).

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