Oppenhoff advised the shareholders of MRH Trowe Holding AG, the holding company of one of the leading industrial brokers in Germany, on the minority investment by private equity investor AnaCap Financial Partners. The parties have agreed not to disclose the details of the transaction.
With the entry of the financial investor, the shareholders of MRH Trowe have set the course for further growth of the group. The growth investment will enable further acquisitions, the acquisition of talent and the use of new technologies. The former shareholders remain majority shareholders and will continue to work for the group as board members.
MRH Trowe group, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, is one of the ten largest German industrial brokers. Around 470 employees manage a premium volume of more than € 300 million. In addition to MRH Trowe Insurance Brokers GmbH, several specialised service providers for different segments operate under the umbrella of Mesterheide Rockel Hirz Trowe AG Holding. MRH Trowe offers comprehensive expertise in practically all lines of insurance for industrial and commercial customers as well as upscale private customers.
AnaCap is a leading specialist mid-market private equity investor investing exclusively in the financial services sector. The focus is on partnerships with medium-sized companies. Since 2005, AnaCap has invested more than € 5 billion in over 85 mid-market companies in 15 European countries.
An Oppennoff team led by Dr Markus Rasner provided comprehensive advice to the shareholders of MRH Trowe. Oppenhoff thus once again advised on a transaction in the insurance sector. The other team members included Till Liebau, Moritz Schmitz, Marcel Markovic (all private equity), Dr Günter Seulen (stock corporation), Anja Dombrowsky, Jennifer Bold (both employment), Dr Jürgen Hartung (IT and data protection) and Dr Gunnar Knorr (tax).