Hogan Lovells advises on the sale of Metoda

Led by Munich partner Nikolas Zirngibl, international law firm Hogan Lovells advised the financial investors Tengelmann Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds and Bayern Kapital as well as various business angels on the sale of their majority stake in the Munich software start-up Metoda by way of a secondary transaction.

The buyer is a fund managed by Maxburg Capital Partners. Maxburg Capital Partners is funded by the RAG Foundation as anchor investor.

The founding team will remain shareholder of Metoda.

Metoda is a leading provider of e-commerce data, Amazon Advertising AI and managed service solutions. Retailers and manufacturers use the services offered by Metoda to improve their e-commerce activities.

Hogan Lovells Team for the sellers


Dr. Nikolas Zirngibl (Partner), Thiemo Woertge (Senior Associate),  Martin Schunke (Associate) (all Corporate/M&A);

Dr. Ingmar Dörr (Partner), Dr. Marius Plum (Associate) (both Tax and Accounting);


Dr. Sabrina Gäbeler (Counsel, Employment).

Tengelmann Ventures (Inhouse):  Markus Halaczinsky

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