Firm Advises on Acquisition of Sigma

June 19, 2013

Frankfurt and Paris offices represent Ekkio Capital and inventory outsourcing company Inventoriste in acquisition of leading independent provider of inventory outsourcing in Germany.

On June 17, it was announced that inventory outsourcing company Inventoriste acquired Sigma Inventuren und Bestandskontrollen GmbH, a leading independent provider of inventory outsourcing in Germany. Willkie advised Inventoriste and Ekkio Capital in the transaction. With 250 employees, Sigma is the number one market leader in Switzerland and Austria and number two in the German market. The deal will position Inventoriste as the leading inventory service company in Western Europe.

The deal was handled by partner Mario Schmidt and associate Wolfgang Münchow in Frankfurt and partner Christophe Garaud, national partner Paul Lombard and associates Delphin Boucher and Igor Kukhta in Paris.