McDermott Advised Rantum Capital on Acquiring Majority Stake in DPG

McDermott Advises Rantum Capital on Acquiring Majority Stake in DPG


Munich, April 12, 2023 – McDermott Will & Emery advised mid-market financier Rantum Capital on the acquisition of a majority stake in DPG Deutsche Elektro Prüfgesellschaft mbH for its Rantum Private Equity Fund II. As part of the transaction the DPG management team led by Klaus Weißenberger and Oliver Ort is acquiring a stake in the company.

DPG Deutsche Elektro Prüfgesellschaft mbH headquartered in Mannheim, Germany, is a leading service provider for electrical and non-electrical operational safety inspections. Founded in 2015, the company has around 300 employees and serves more than 1,600 customers from industry, trade, the public sector and facility management.

Rantum Capital is a mid-market investment company for the DACH region founded by financial experts, entrepreneurs and former DAX board members. Rantum Capital’s investor base is comprising of institutional investors (in particular insurance companies, pension funds and foundations) from Germany as well as other European countries.

The transaction marks the fifth investment from the Rantum Private Equity Fund II, which specializes in majority investments in medium-sized companies in German-speaking countries.

The McDermott team was led by partners Holger H. Ebersberger and Hanno M. Witt and comprised the associates Benjamin Maciejewski and Berfin Sahin.