Oberhammer advises a group of investors on the acquisition of a majority stake in the Swiss IT company Infoniqa SQL AG

Infoniqa with its 65 employees is represented in the Swiss market with offices in Baar/ZG, Zurich and Bussigny-près-Lausanne and wants to grow as an IT system integrator for data center solutions, managed services, and as a cloud and information management Solution providers continue to continue in the years to come.

” In three to five years, we see ourselves among the 50 largest IT companies in Switzerland with sales in the three-digit million range, ” says Roger Hegglin, CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Infoniqa SQL AG, specifying the company’s growth plans.

In order to achieve this goal, the Austrian group of investors consisting of AH & Capital Partners GmbH and Alpha VCX GmbH as well as Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs AG, a private equity fund of the Upper Austrian Raiffeisen Banking Group, have established Data Availability Holding GmbH based in Vienna for this purpose involved in Infoniqa. Behind Alpha VCX GmbH are the two investors Oskar Alexander Zrost and Siegfried Milly. The founding partners of AH & Capital Partners GmbH include the investors Erhard F. Grossnigg, Michael Grabner and Stefan Kalteis.

The Austrian investors, who have already successfully accompanied and financially supported well-known companies in their growth plans, have acquired a majority stake in the system and service specialist with the intention of achieving a prominent position in the Swiss market. It was agreed not to disclose the financial details of the commitment.

” We are pleased that we were able to provide comprehensive support in this cross-border transaction and thus make a small contribution to the growth plans of our clients and Infoniqa, ” says Oberhammer Partner Christian Pindeus.

The services provided by the Oberhammer team covered the full range of buy-side advice, including setting up and financing the transaction action structure in Austria, assisting with due diligence, preparing and negotiating the transaction documents, and supporting the investor group until the transaction was completed .

The Oberhammer team was led by Christian Pindeus (Partner, Corporate/M&A) and also consisted of Fritz Ecker (Partner, Corporate/M&A/Finance) and Sarah Malkic (Associate, Corporate/M&A). With regard to legal due diligence and advice on Swiss law, the Oberhammer team worked closely with Niederer Kraft Frey under the leadership of Moritz Maurer (Partner, Corporate/M&A).

Invest Unternehmensbeteiligungs AG was legally advised by Wildmoser/Koch & Partner under the leadership of Beate Anzinger.

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