First IPO of 2011: Finatem retains OMF for IPO of Derby Cycle

Derby Cycle AG of which a majority stake is held by Finatem Funds, plans its initial public offering for February 4, 2011 under the lead of equinet Bank AG and BHF Bank AG.

Derby Cycle Group, Cloppenburg, holds subsidiaries in Switzerland and USA and is the largest German bicycles producer. The product portfolio of Derby Cycle includes brands such as Kalkhoff, Focus and Raleigh.

OMF advised in the IPO of Derby Cycle on behalf of Finatem. The team which practices now at OMF has been legal counsel to Finatem since the founding of its first fund in 2000. Since then the OMF-team advised on all of Finatem's transactions.

The team of OMF comprises Dr. Hans-Jochen Otto, Dr. Gabriele Fontane and Ivo Dreckmann.

The banks' counsel was Gleiss Lutz (Dr. Stephan Aubel).

Advisor Management:
Esche Schümann Commichau (Dr. Georg Faerber)

Dr. Hans-Jochen Otto
Tel.:     +49 69 450013–500

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