[Munich, ] GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB has advised under the leadership of Dr. Christian Schröder Capital-E II ARKIV (Capital-E) on the investment in siOPTICA GmbH.
Investors Capital-E and Beteiligungsmanagement Thüringen GmbH invested a total of around four million euros in this financing round. With Capital-E, siOPTICA GmbH has not only gained financial support but also a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship and technology.
GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Dr. Christian Schröder, Counsel, M&A / Corporate, Munich
Dr. Bernt Paudtke, Partner, M&A / Corporate, Munich
About siOPTICA GmbH
siOPTICA specializes in solutions with switchable privacy filters for screens. Core markets are vehicle construction, ATMs and payment terminals as well as mobile devices, especially laptops. The built-in filters make PIN entry at ATMs and other payment terminals more secure for customers. The investments enable siOPTICA GmbH to expand its product range of switchable privacy filters, expand its portfolio of intellectual property rights, adapt existing solutions to new customer needs and further develop innovative generations of privacy technology, while at the same time expanding its worldwide distribution network in order to position itself even more strongly in the market.
Capital-E is one of the few venture capital funds in Europe focusing on growth investments in micro/nano electronics and new materials. Typically, the fund enters companies in the prototype phase or above a turnover of EUR 1. Capital-E invests mainly in companies in Western Europe. Capital-E's team plays an active role as a partner and usually as part of the board from the initial investment to divestment.
About Beteiligungsmanagement Thüringen GmbH
Beteiligungsmanagement Thüringen GmbH is a subsidiary of Thüringer Aufbaubank founded in 2003 as a universal investment company for Thuringia. It invests in high-growth technology companies and has extensive expertise in various technology areas. Beteiligungsmanagement Thüringen GmbH supports companies in every phase of life, from the foundation to the IPO or MBO/MBI.