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Freshfields advises Permira on the investment in GGW Group

Global law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) advises global private equity firm Permira on the planned investment in GGW Group. Freshfields further advises on the debt financing for the transaction.

GGW Group is one of the leading European insurance brokerage platforms for small and medium-sized enterprises (“Mittelstand”) currently owned by Hg, a leading investor in European and transatlantic software and services businesses. Closing is subject to the usual approvals by the relevant authorities and is expected in the second quarter 2024.

The Freshfields team was led by Frankfurt-based financial sponsors Partners Markus Paul and Olga Stürmer and Principal Associate Maximilian Hobuß, and further comprised Principal Associate Anna Dominke and Associate Maximilian von Scheidt.

The financing team was led by Partner Alex Mitchell and comprised Associates Vansha Tolani, Mahesh Daryanani, Matthis Grenzer and Lucas Lengersdorf.