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act legal Germany advises univativ on acquisition of Opus One Recruitment

univativ acquires Opus One Recruitment, one of the leading specialized personnel service providers in the market, and again relies on act legal Germany (AC Tischendorf).

univativ Management GmbH, a holding of the leading international PE investor Triton, has ac-quired a majority stake in the highly specialized Opus One Recruitment GmbH, one of the market leaders in the field of personnel services for the segments of Banking, Finance, IT and Office.

As an innovative personnel service provider with more than 1,300 employees at 19 locations across Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands, univativ is consistently and successfully strengthening and expanding its scope of activities with the takeover of Opus One.

Since 2011, Opus One Recruitment GmbH has been successfully providing personnel services in the areas of temporary and permanent employment for the banking industry as well as in the segments Office, Finance, Tax, Legal and IT.

The founder and CEO of Opus One, Mr. Sascha Yassine, remains on board as a minority share-holder and will play an important role in the future expansion of the joint venture.

The parties have agreed not to disclose the transaction volume.

Background: act legal Germany has a long-standing and comprehensive client relationship with Triton and univativ and has already advised Triton on the acquisition of the univativ group in the summer of 2017 from the portfolio of the PE investor Odewald and on other add-on transactions.

Comprehensive advice univativ/Triton: act legal Germany, AC Tischendorf Rechtsanwälte: Dr. Matthias Müller, MBA, Dr. Sven Tischendorf, MBA, (both Lead, Corporate/M&A), Sarah Landsberg (Corporate/M&A), Dr. Florian Wäßle, LL.M. (IP, IT Law).

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