Sidley advised Gilde Buy Out Partners on the sale of Pro Gamers Group, a Berlin-based leading digitally native end-to-end supplier for high-end performance computer gaming systems and peripherals to HAL Investments and Management. Gilde Buy Out Partners is a leading European private equity investor in mid-market transactions with operations in the DACH region, Benelux, and Italy. Gilde manages funds in excess of €3 billion and has offices in Utrecht, Brussels, Frankfurt, Zurich, and Milan.
Partners Dr. Christian Zuleger and Nicole Janssen (M&A and Private Equity; Munich) led the Sidley team. The team also included partners Dr. Markus Feil (Global Finance; Munich), Dr. Roderic Pagel (Tax; Munich), Sven de Knop (Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy; Brussels), and Patrick J. Harrison (Antitrust/Competition; London) as well as associates Armin Mustafić (Private Equity/M&A; Munich), Valentin Specht (Private Equity/M&A; Munich), Jörg Fischer (Tax; Munich), Thomas Komanek (Private Equity/M&A; Munich), Amadeus Moeser (Private Equity/M&A; Munich), Folko Moroni (Global Finance; Munich) Xenia Pisarewski (Global Finance; Munich), Jacob Schreiber (Tax; Munich), Justine Fassion (Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy; Brussels), and Mia Gal (Antitrust/Competition; Brussels).