Hengeler Mueller advises Waterland portfolio company Hansefit on acquisition of fitbase

21. August 2020

Hansefit group, an international corporate fitness services network and a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity, has agreed to acquire fitbase, a provider of digital prevention solutions in the area of workplace health promotion. Through the acquisition, Hansefit is expanding its range of sports and health offerings in the area of corporate health management and strengthening its digital platform. The fitbase founders will remain with Hansefit in leading positions.

Hengeler Mueller advised Hansefit on the transaction. The team was led by partner Daniel Wiegand (M&A, Munich) and included partners Matthias Scheifele (Tax) (both Munich) and Christian Hoefs (Employment, Frankfurt), counsel Patrick Wilkening (IP/IT) and Susanne Koch (Public Law) (both Düsseldorf) as well as associates Elisabeth Kreuzer, David Negenborn Niels Christian Schwaiger, Florian Braun, Florian Dendl (all Corporate/M&A, Munich), Henning Hilke (Financing), Marius Mayer (Employment) (both Frankfurt) and Matthias Rothkopf (IP/IT, Düsseldorf).