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YPOG advises m+m shareholders on share deal to SüdBG

Hamburg, 28. July 2023 YPOG provided comprehensive legal advice to the managing partners of m+m Gebäudetechnik (m+m) Uwe Klawiter and Lutz Gäbelein in the context of the change of majority shareholder from ARE Beteiligungen GmbH (ARE) to Süd Beteiligungen GmbH (SüdBG). The transaction is currently still subject to antitrust approval.

The two current managing partners Uwe Klawiter and Lutz Gäbelein will continue to hold a significant stake in the company. The new majority shareholder SüdBG will support Uwe Klawiter and Lutz Gäbelein in the company's further expansion.

m+m manages various projects throughout Germany in the industrial, research, commercial and real estate sectors. The service profile of the medium-sized company includes the complete execution of the trades heating, cooling, ventilation and sanitary technology as well as renewable energies and the associated control technology.

Since 2019, ARE has strategically and financially accompanied and supported the establishment and development of m+m from a small regional provider of technical building equipment (technische Gebäudeausrüstung, TGA) in the Erzgebirge region to a leading TGA industry company in Berlin and Brandenburg.

Together with SüdBG, m+m is to consolidate its market position in Berlin and Brandenburg as an independent company and expand its project and service business nationwide. SüdBG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) and has been supporting medium-sized companies for more than 50 years with customised equity and equity-related solutions in the context of succession planning, growth financing and shareholder changes.


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