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Proventis Partners advises German Translation Network AG on the acquisition of RKT Ubersetzungs- und Dokumentations GmbH

Munich, 26 September 2018 – Proventis Partners exclusively advised German Translation Network AG (“GetraNet”), a full service translation specialist, on the successful acquisition of RKT Ubersetzungs- und Dokumentations GmbH (“RKT”).

About the transaction

GetraNet has acquired 100 percent of the shares of RKT. This acquisition allows GetraNet to  integrate another full-service translation agency. With RKT, it is taking over a highly qualified network of inhouse and freelance translators. After the takeover, RKT will continue its business operations under its own name.

Role of Proventis Partners

Proventis Partners acted as exclusive M&A advisor to Getranet and initiated the takeover of RKT. The activities included the discussions and negotiations with the seller of the RKT shares, the coordination of the due diligence as well as the structuring and negotiation of the economic conditions of the executed share deal. This is the eighth M&A transaction thatProventis Partners has exclusively advised for GetraNet.

About GetraNet

The German Translation Network AG currently includes eight full-service translation agencies that have successfully established themselves over many years as proven specialists in their respective segments with different core competencies and enjoy an excellent reputation in the industry.

The GetraNet Group serves a wide range of industries and products: finance, advertising, law, technology, science and medicine/pharmacy and chemistry. The integration into German Translation Network AG allows to exploit synergies within the group and to significantly strengthen the range of services offered by the individual agencies. The range of services includes specialist translations, interpreting and language courses.

The highly qualified, certified translators are specialists in their respective fields, including business economists, lawyers, marketing specialists and engineers.

About RKT

RKT was founded more than two decades ago. As an expert in the mechanical engineering industry, the company founder was confident that his customers would be able to take advantage of the competitive edge offered by the provision of impeccable technical translations when developing international markets.

RKT is a professional translation agency that does not work as a “translation broker”. At RKT, the client can speak on request with both the project managers and the translators personally and explain specific issues. This also applies to RKT’s DTP specialists and programmers.

About Proventis Partners

Proventis Partners is a partner-managed mid-market M&A-advisory boutique, whose main clients comprises corporations, family businesses and private equity funds. Proventis Partners is active in the sectors Healthcare, Energy, TMT, Industrials, Consumer and Retail. Besides the five offices in Munich, Cologne, Hamburg, Budapest and Zurich, Proventis Partners maintains a qualified partner network in Europe, Asia, and the United States.