Press Release
December 8, 2023

Goodwin Advises Deutsche Invest on Acquisition Financing for Wirtz

Goodwin has advised Deutsche Invest Capital Partners ("Deutsche Invest") on the financing of the acquisition of Wirtz Werkzeugbau GmbH ("Wirtz") via its special situations strategy, DI Mittelstand.

Deutsche Invest is a privately owned alternative asset manager with assets under management of more than EUR 4.0 billion. The company focuses on four investment strategies: Capital Solutions, Technology, Real Estate and Special Situations. DI Mittelstand is Deutsche Invest's strategy for special situations and focuses on investing in special situations in medium-sized companies with substantial potential for improving sales and earnings.

Wirtz is a manufacturer of fully automated production solutions that supplies complex and highly automated process chains for series production, primarily in the automotive supply industry.

The transaction was advised by partner Winfried M. Carli, counsel Andreas Breu and associates Daniel Wagner and Jakob Lutzenberger (all Munich, all Debt Finance/Private Equity).