Skip to content

YPOG advises KRONGAARD shareholders on the acquisition by Maxburg

Dr. Jörn<br>Wöbke Dr. Jörn
Dr. Malte<br>Bergmann Dr. Malte
Dr. Benedikt<br>Flöter Dr. Benedikt
Johannes<br>Schmidt Johannes

Hamburg – A Team led by YPOG partner Jörn Wöbke provided comprehensive legal and tax advice to the shareholders of KRONGAARD AG, headquartered in Hamburg, in connection with the entry of the private equity investor Maxburg as majority shareholder as well as the reinvestment of the sellers.

Since 2008, KRONGAARD AG has been a partner for companies that want to respond quickly, flexibly and efficiently to daily and medium-term challenges in a knowledge-based, networked and digital economy. As a specialized service provider with a portfolio of 20,000 highly qualified experts, KRONGAARD brings together well-known companies from the DAX, the MDAX and the upper midmarket with independent consultants. Maxburg Capital Partners is a private equity fund focused on the German-speaking region. Maxburg concentrates on long-term investments in companies with the aim of permanent and sustainable value enhancement and manages several funds with a total fund volume of € 600 million.

Download PDF


Dr. Jörn Wöbke (Lead/M&A, Corporate), Partner
Dr. Malte Bergmann (Tax), Partner
Dr. Moritz Diekgräf (M&A, Corporate), Senior Associate
Dr. Benedikt Flöter (IP/IT), Senior Associate
Johannes Schmidt (M&A, Corporate), Associate

About us

YPOG is a boutique law firm for tax and business law which is active in the core fields of Tax, Funds, Corporate, Litigation, Transactions, IP/IT and notarial services. The Team at YPOG represents a broad client base, which ranges from emerging technology companies and family-run SMEs to large corporations as well as private equity and venture capital funds. YPOG is one of the leading players for venture capital, private equity and fund structuring in Germany. The firm and its partners have been recognized nationally and internationally by JUVE, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, Focus and Chambers and Partners. Today, YPOG has more than 70 experienced lawyers and tax specialists and a notary, in three offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne. More information about YPOG: and