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Osborne Clarke advises Warburg Pincus in McMakler Series C2 financing round


Written on 24 November 2020

Osborne Clarke has advised Warburg Pincus on its primary and secondary investment in a Series C2 financing round of McMakler.

According to his own statement, McMakler intends to use the capital to concentrate on expanding the proprietary technology and digital tools in the next growth phase in order to guarantee a more transparent and faster marketing process for customers. The company is also planning to further expand the more than two dozen McMakler locations in Germany and abroad.

McMakler is a company based in Germany, Austria and France as an active full-service real estate service provider. The company employs more than 300 own real estate agents in over 20 locations and almost 300 employees at the headquarters in Berlin. McMakler is one of the best known real estate agencies in Germany and the fastest growing hybrid broker in Germany.

Warburg Pincus is a private partnership focused solely on private equity with more than 50 years of experience in growth investing and building world-class businesses around the globe. The firm applies a thesis-driven approach to investing across a variety of sectors and geographies. The firm has developed domain expertise in the Consumer, Energy, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrial & Business Services, Real Estate and Technology sectors.

The Osborne Clarke team was led by Robin Eyben (M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital) and consisted of Maximilian Vocke, Dana Alpar (both M&A, Private Equity, Venture Capital), Felix Hilgert and Philipp Sümmermann (both IP and Commercial), Christian Woger and Benjamin Schaum (both IT and Data Privacy), Robert Rentsch, Viktoria Winstel and Kamissa Kruse (all Employment), Rüdiger Bonnmann, Philipp Gerald-Hammes, Katharina Stypulkowski and Laura-Sophie Schroers (all Real Estate), Jens Wrede and Florian Merkle (both Tax), Daniel Walter and Rebecca Ungerechts (both Regulatory), Reinhard Bunjes and Daniel Huschen (both Finance), David Haccoun and Cyrille d’Amécourt (both Osborne Clarke France) as well as Giuliano Lanzavecchia and Chiara Carioti (both Osborne Clarke Italy). In Austria, the Osborne Clarke team was supported by Martin Brodey (Corporate, Austria) and Thomas Angermair (Employment, Austria) of the local law firm Dorda.

 

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