GCA Altium is now part of Houlihan Lokey

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January 27, 2021
London Sloane St



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Adrian Schlegtendal

GCA Altium advises milch & zucker on the sale of a minority stake to ARCUS

GCA Altium acted as exclusive advisor to milch & zucker and a selection of its shareholders on the sale of a minority stake to ARCUS Capital.

milch & zucker, founded in 1998 and based in Gießen, Germany, is a leading provider for innovative software solutions for talent management and recruiting. With its solutions for AI-supported recruiting processes and systematic employer branding, milch & zucker is one of Germany’s innovative providers for recruiting software. The company’s customers include many DAX-listed corporations, large medium-sized companies, and the public sector.

ARCUS, a Munich-based independent investment company focusing on majority investments in medium-sized family-owned companies in the DACH region, has acquired a minority stake in milch & zucker with the potential to acquire a majority stake in the future. milch & zucker will continue to be managed by co-founder Ingolf Teetz, who will retain his stake in milch & zucker, as well as board member David Rosenberg.

Ingolf Teetz, Co-Founder and CEO of milch & zucker, said: “It was important for us to find an investment partner with extensive management experience who can provide significant impetus in the next steps in growth and with ARCUS we have found the right partner to further develop the company and create the necessary structures for planned growth.”

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