Under the lead of Frankfurt partner Dr. Tobias Fenck, GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB advised the Wiesbaden-based AOE GmbH on the acquisition of a participation in French software provider SHIFTEO.
With the participation in supply chain specialist SHIFTEO, AOE, the world's leading provider of digital solutions for travel retail, plans to expand its portfolio to include buy-on-board and catering software solutions for airlines. The agreement includes SHIFTEO's in-flight ePOS, supply chain management and back office technology. The new integrated subsidiary of AOE, named Omnevo GmbH, will enable airlines to integrate and manage their revenue-generating business with existing in-flight sales for both travel retail and F&B.
Advisors AOE GmbH
GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB
Dr. Tobias Fenck, Partner, Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt (Lead)
Dr. Lars Weber, Partner, Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt
Taro W. Stenger, Associate, Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt
Advisor French Law
Michael Samol, Jeantet AARPI, France
About AOE GmbH
AOE is a leading agile software service provider for digital solutions in the enterprise sector. Based on over 20 years of enterprise open source expertise, more than 250 employees develop digital product, portal, e-commerce and marketplace solutions at eight global locations. AOE supports global corporations in the digital transformation of existing business models and in the development of new digital solutions and products.
In addition to the sectors of aviation, telco, healthcare and life sciences as well as FinTech, fields such as data science, AI and cybersecurity are among AOE's focal points. Long-standing clients include Deutsche Telekom, congstar, BMW Group, Frankfurt Airport, Commerz Real, Singapore Airlines, Sony and T-Systems.
Omnevo is a digital omnichannel marketplace platform and a subsidiary of AOE GmbH. Born from the merger of AOE's aviation commerce technology OM³ and the catering and supply chain expert SHIFTEO, Omnevo is a unique end-to-end marketplace solution that opens up completely new opportunities and business models, especially for the aviation, travel and hospitality industries as well as shopping malls. The platform includes state-of-the-art technologies such as Adobe, Magento Commerce, Flamingo and Akeneo PIM, the combination of which enables personalised user experiences, targeted sales and marketplace commerce. Omnevo is successfully used by benchmark-setting industry leaders such as Singapore Airlines' KrisShop, Heathrow Airport, Auckland Airport and Frankfurt Airport. AOE provides implementation services as required. The company is headquartered in Germany, with additional offices in France, Morocco, Switzerland, the USA, Hong Kong and Dubai.