GÖRG Advises Oakley Capital Private Equity on Acquisition of Schülerhilfe


[Cologne, ] GÖRG provided the team headed by partner Dr. Oliver von Rosenberg that advised Oakley Capital Private Equity in connection with the acquisition of Gelsenkirchen-based ZGS Verwaltungs-GmbH (Schülerhilfe) from DBAG and company management. The completion of the transaction is still outstanding pending approval from the cartel authorities and other institutions.

With 460 own locations and 600 franchised operations, Schülerhilfe ranks among the leading providers of educational and tutoring services in Germany and Austria. Established 42 years ago, the company has been providing tutoring services for small groups of between three and five students ever since. Students of all ages and from all types of schools can obtain tutoring in all common subjects. Students receive personal attention from qualified tutors to help them improve their school performance. This private tuition provider enjoys a high degree of recognition.

Oakley Capital Private Equity is a London-based financial investor with a portfolio that includes a large number of private schools. Oakley Capital’s investment activities are focused on investments in buy-out situations in various areas that offer potential for consolidation, growth and enhanced performance.

GÖRG provided its advice by a team head by Partner Dr. Oliver von Rosenberg and Associate Dr. Andrea Zimmermann together with Associate Ursula Lier (all from Corporate/M&A, Cologne), Partners Dr. Jens-Dietrich Mitzlaff (Frankfurt) and Dr. Thomas Lange (both from Finance, Cologne) and the Associate Marc Zimmermann (Finance, Cologne/Frankfurt), Partners Dr. Adalbert Rödding (Tax) and Dr. Christof Siefarth as well as Associate Dr. Sebastian Feiler (both from Commercial, Cologne), Partner Dr. Marcus Richter (Labour and Employment) and the Associate Pia Pracht (both from Labour and Employment, Cologne), Partner Dr. Florian Schmitz (IP/IT, Frankfurt), Associated Partner Dr. Christian Bürger (Competition) as well as Partner Dr. Wolf zur Nieden and Associate Dr. Judith Vergoßen (both from Real Estate, Cologne).

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