August 2011

Rothgordt & Cie. unterstützt Findos Investor als Commercial Advisor beim Erwerb der Mehrheitsbeteiligung der Maier Sports GmbH & Co. KG.

We are pleased to inform you that Rothgordt & Cie. acted as Commercial Advisor to Findos Investor on the successful acquisition of a majority stake in Maier Sports GmbH & Co. KG.

Maier Sports GmbH & Co. KG, founded 1938, is a producer of outdoor, ski and biking sportswear headquartered in Köngen, Germany. Maier Sports employs currently around 820 employees, thereof 100 in Germany. Its brand portfolio includes maier sports, Gonso and US40. The company offers a broad range of high-quality products comprising jackets, pants, soft shells, shirts and various sports accessories. Through its quality commitment and its outstanding products, Maier Sports has gained a strong position in the outdoor and sports apparel market maintaining high customer satisfaction.

Findos Investor is an independent mid-market private equity fund backed exclusively by prestigious German family-owned companies as investors. Findos is investing, as a reliable partner, in medium sized companies with a turnover up to €250m, supporting the management teams in pursuing value-creating strategies. Its company portfolio includes ABIT, Gabocom, Industrie Hansa, Ondal Group and others.