Osborne Clarke advises Allgeier on acquisition of Ciber Germany

Written on 7 February 2017


Allgeier SE and US-headquartered Ciber, Inc. combine their activities in the German market for SAP Consulting Services and SAP Managed Services. To this end, Allgeier Enterprise Services AG acquires Ciber´s German companies, namely Ciber AG and Ciber Managed Services GmbH. In addition, French Ciber France SAS, and major parts of the operations, including the customer relationships and employees of Ciber Danmark A/S, will be transferred, along with the software solution Ciber Compliance Suite for SAP Systems. The transaction will complete once approval has been obtained from the antitrust authorities.

Allgeier is one of the leading IT service providers for business performance. The listed company works for global companies and medium-sized enterprises in a wide variety of sectors in Europe, India, Mexico and the US. The group has more than 6.000 employees and more than 1.300 free-lancers and a turnover of €445min 2015.

Ciber is a global IT consulting company with approximately 5,500 employees in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific, which trades on the New York Stock Exchange.

A team lead by Munich Corporate Partner Philip Meichssner advised Allgeier on the transaction. The team also included Dr Nanni Spitzer, Stephanie Zajicek, Annalisa Greger (M&A Corporate), Dr Thomas Leister, Tanja Diepold, Juliane Reuter (Employment), Dr Tim Reinhard, Piet Weinreich (IP), Dominik Flaig (IT) as well as Dr Thomas Funke and Ghazale Mandegarian (Antitrust). Osborne Clarke regularly advises Allgeier on transactions and in the day-to-day business.

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