Shearman & Sterling advised UniCredit as sole bookrunner on the financing of the acquisition of GfS - Gesellschaft für Sicherheitstechnik mbH by Maxburg Capital Partners GmbH.
GfS - Gesellschaft für Sicherheitstechnik mbH is a leading European manufacturer of emergency exit solutions. The family-run company, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, has developed, manufactured and sold escape route technology for more than 40 years. Their customers include retail shops, hospitals, nursery homes, airports and museums.
Maxburg Capital Partners is an investment management company focusing on Germany and the German-speaking markets. Set up by three partners with long-standing and successful track records as entrepreneurs and investors in public and private equity, Maxburg is actively seeking long-term investments in stable and profitable small and medium-sized companies with a view towards lasting and sustainable value creation.