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Rautenberg Moritz & Co. advises BTV Multimedia Group and DBAG on the acquisition of FIONIS GmbH in Austria.

The Rautenberg Moritz team advised BTV Multimedia Group and Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) on the acquisition of FIONIS GmbH in Austria.

BTV Multimedia Group is a continuously growing conglomerate of medium-sized players active in the broadband sector backed by DBAG. Together with FIONIS, BTV Multimedia Group comprises eight renown international equipment manufacturers, distributors and service providers, such as ANEDiS, braun telecom and DKT, with more than 160 employees in over 15 locations across six countries. As a leading value-added supply partner and one of the few full-service-providers in the market, BTV Multimedia aims to provide its customers with the best products and services for the broadband sector.

DBAG is a listed private equity company with EUR 1.7bn assets under management and advisory. DBAG focusses on German mid-sized companies (“Mittelstand”), especially from industrial sectors that are particularly strong in international comparison. DBAG currently manages no less than six other investments in the broadband sector.

FIONIS GmbH is an Austrian, nationally active broadband system integrator headquartered in Graz with three additional locations across Austria. With more than 10 years experience in fibre, FIONIS supports its customers along the entire rollout value chain from network planning and component delivery to physical deployment, documentation and in parts even network operation. The company is a specialist for customised solutions and turn-key-projects.

Our team around Gero Steinröder advised the buyer throughout the whole transaction process, particularly regarding business planning and the preparation of a commercial due diligence.

The completion of the merger is subject to the approval of the Austrian Federal Competition Authority.

Rautenberg Moritz & Co. advises BTV Multimedia Group and DBAG on the acquisition of FIONIS GmbH in Austria.

Quick Facts

Date

  • June 2020

BTV Multimedia Group

  • Value-added supply partner in the broadband sector
  • >160 employees in over 15 locations across six countries

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG

  • Listed private equity company
  • EUR 1.7bn assets under management and advisory

FIONIS GmbH

  • Broadband system integrator
  • Headquartered in Graz, Austria; three additional locations

Deal Size

  • Undisclosed

Services

  • Commercial due diligence and business planning

Team

  • Gero Steinröder, Partner
  • Eike Gerrit Büllingen, Director
  • Brian Demmer, Senior Associate
  • Tim Haase, Associate
  • Matthias Winschuh, Associate