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KPS / Infront

Baker Tilly advised KPS AG (KPS) on the acquisition of 100% in the shares of Infront Consulting & Management GmbH. Signing of the transaction took place on December 14, 2017.

The transaction team around Frank Stahl supported KPS in the context of this transaction with comprehensive advice. This comprises, in particular, transaction support, the financial and tax due diligence as well as the advisory service during the agreement negotiations.

KPS is Europe's leading transformation partner for companies wanting to radically realign their business models to make them customer centric and implement innovative processes and technologies within a very short time window. KPS works with companies from many different industries and delivers all of our products and services from one source, from strategic realignment and sector-specific process chains right through to implementing cutting-edge technologies.

Infront Consulting & Management GmbH is the leading consulting boutique for digital strategy and transformation in the German-speaking countries. Numerous awards, such as the Innovation Award of Wirtschaftswoche in 2016 and 2017, two times in a row the “Hidden Champion” Award for the digitisation of Capital and WGMB as well as inclusion in the list of "Best Consultants" at brandEins in 2016 and 2017 underline the performance of the ambitious team.

Infront will be operating as an independent brand within KPS Group and will provide strategy consulting on digital transformation. Further the transaction will provide strategic access to new customer segments beyond the current specialization on retail.

Quick Facts

KPS AG

  • Consultancy with focus on transformation
  • Annual sales: EUR 145 million (2015/16)
  • Employees: 417 (2015/16)

Infront Consulting & Management GmbH

  • Consulting boutique for digital strategy and transformation

Deal volume

  • Undisclosed

Services provided

  • Transaction Support
  • Financial Due Diligence
  • Tax Due Diligence
  • Advisory Service during Agreement Negotiations

Team

  • Frank Stahl (Financial, Partner)
  • Peter Rohrwild (Tax, Partner)
  • Stefan Greger (Financial)
  • Christian Staudinger (Financial)
  • Stefan Lehner (Tax)