Oppenhoff advises Family Trust on investment in Hyla Germany

Oppenhoff has provided comprehensive legal advice to the Munich-based private equity investor Family Trust Investor on its investment in Hyla Germany GmbH.

Hyla Germany GmbH is the exclusive distribution partner in Germany and Austria of Hyla D.O.O., a manufacturer of high-quality air and room cleaning equipment under the "Hyla" brand. Together with Family Trust, founder Michael Hausenblas and the management of Hyla Germany GmbH will pursue further growth strategies over the coming years - including increasing brand awareness in German-speaking countries, digitising internal processes, and addressing additional end markets in sectors such as hospitality and healthcare.

Family Trust Investor is an investment company founded in 2015 by experienced private equity professionals with an investment focus on medium-sized companies in German-speaking countries.

The Oppenhoff team led by Till Liebau (Private Equity/M&A) included Marcel Markovic (Private Equity/M&A), Dr. Wolfgang Kotzur (Finance), Anja Dombrowsky, Cornelia-Cristina Scupra (both Labour Law), Marc Alexander Häger, Caner Ertasoglu (both Real Estate), Dr. Simon Spangler, Reneé Cherelle Eckruth (both Antitrust and Commercial), Georg Lecheler (IP), Dr. Jürgen Hartung (IT and Data Protection) and Dr. Gunnar Knorr (Tax). On cross-border aspects, the Oppenhoff team was supported by Karanović & Partners (Slovenia).

Oppenhoff regularly advises Family Trust, among other things most recently on the acquisition of a majority holding in urban apes group and novia group.

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