Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Peak-Ryzex on its investment in Movilitas Consulting AG, the consulting arm and subsidiary of Movilitas Holding GmbH. The investment will make Peak-Ryzex the majority shareholder of Movilitas Consulting AG. The transaction was signed on May 13, 2013, and is expected to close by the end of May 2013. The value of the transaction is confidential.
The Munich-based Kirkland team was led by corporate partner Dr. Jan Schinköth and included tax partner Dr. Oded Schein, finance partner Dr. Markus Feil, corporate associates Dr. Marcus Klie and Dr. Bernhard Guthy, and finance associates Dr. Karsten Raupach and Brian Tweedie (Chicago).
About Movilitas Consulting AG
Movilitas Consulting AG is widely considered one of the early pioneers of successfully implementing global templates for SAP Track & Trace projects, integrating with SAP Auto-ID Infrastructure (SAP AII) and SAP Object Event Repository (SAP OER). Movilitas Consulting's SAP Track & Trace customers include many of the world's largest industry leaders in the areas of pharmaceuticals, tobacco and chemicals. Movilitas Consulting also specializes in implementing mobility solutions leveraging the Movilizer platform for SAP users in the application areas of Direct Store Delivery (DSD), Field Service (FS)/Plant Maintenance (PM), Sales/Distribution (SD) and Utilities (IS-U). Movilitas Consulting also has strong expertise and an extensive client base in SAP Multi Resource Scheduling (SAP MRS) integrated with SAP Plant Maintenance/Customer Service (SAP PM/CS), SAP Project Systems (SAP PS) and SAP Utilities (SAP IS-U).
Peak-Ryzex (www.peak-ryzex.com) provides end-to-end enterprise mobility, managed services, printing and mobile data capture solutions for performance-driven organizations focused on the optimization of supply chain and field-based business processes. Peak-Ryzex's in-depth, industry-specific experience, state-of-the-art solutions and managed services, and exemplary customer support provide transformational business solutions that deliver greater ROI and outstanding value. Peak-Ryzex serves as a trusted business partner for some of the world's largest companies, while also supporting local and regional customers with an extensive coverage footprint throughout North America and Europe.
About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis is a 1,600-attorney law firm representing global clients in complex private equity, corporate, restructuring, tax, intellectual property, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration matters. The Firm has offices in Munich, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C. The Munich office consists of approximately 35 attorneys focusing primarily on private equity, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring/insolvency, acquisition financing and tax matters.