SGT Capital Acquires Utimaco Group

August 20, 2021

Willkie is advising SGT Capital on the transaction.

Willkie is advising SGT Capital on the acquisition of Utimaco Group from private equity fund EQT Mid Market Europe.

SGT Capital is a global alternative investments firm with offices in Germany and Singapore that generates superior returns by driving the internationalization of mid-market businesses in combination with more traditional private equity value creation strategies. For its newly launched SGT Capital II Fund, the investment in Utimaco now is the first transaction.

Utimaco is a global leading platform provider of trusted cybersecurity and compliance solutions and services with headquarters in Aachen and Campbell, California and develops on-premises and cloud-based hardware security modules and key management solutions as well as data intelligence solutions for regulated critical infrastructures.

The Willkie team was jointly led by partners Georg Linde and Dr. Kamyar Abrar and included counsel Dr. Michael Ilter and Andreas Feith.