Rödl & Partner advises PSG on the acquisition of plenigo via its portfolio company Billwerk+


Eschborn, 10.7.2023: Rödl & Partner advised PSG Equity (PSG), one of the leading growth equity firms partnering with software and technology-enabled services companies to help accelerate their growth, on the acquisition of Plenigo GmbH (plenigo) via its portfolio company Billwerk+, a leading pan-European cloud-based subscription management, recurring billing and payments platform. Founded in 2013, plenigo is a German software-as-a-service subscription management and recurring billing platform for publishing and media companies in the DACH region.


PSG received financial and tax due diligence support from a Rödl & Partner team specialising in M&A transactions, led by Partners Jochen Reis and Florian Kaiser together with Associate Partners Felix Markowsky and Mimoun Houbbani. Associate Partner Felix Markowsky was responsible for the financial due diligence, while the Eschborn-based M&A tax team led by Associate Partner Mimoun Houbbani provided the tax support. Senior Associate Alexander Wübbels and Associate Jendrik Dohr completed the advisory team of Rödl & Partner.


About Billwerk+

Billwerk+ provides a cloud-based payment-, billing-, and subscription management platform that simplifies the management and billing of recurring and consumption-based services. In this way, the Billwerk+ platform contributes significantly to the digital value chain for subscription business models. The company combines the competences of the Danish payments company Reepay, the French subscription management provider Sofacto and the German provider Billwerk. Billwerk+ employs more than 150 people at five locations: Frankfurt, Copenhagen, Montpellier, Gdansk, and Minsk.


About Plenigo

plenigo develops and operates a software-as-a-service platform on which primarily publishers in the newspaper and magazine market can develop and expand reader-funded business models. Initially founded with a focus on digital business models, numerous publishers now run their print business on the plenigo solution. Among its customers, plenigo counts some of the most renowned German media brands such as Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, SPIEGEL, Heise Medien, Süddeutsche Zeitung and Ebner Media Group. Founded in 2013, plenigo employs around 25 people at its locations in Kempten im Allgäu, Berlin, Hamburg and Belgrade.


Advisors PSG Equity L.L.C.

Rödl & Partner Deutschland

Jochen Reis, Partner, Head of TVS Eschborn, Overall project lead – Financial
Felix Markowsky, Associate Partner, Eschborn – Financial

Alexander Wübbels, Associate, Eschborn – Financial


Florian Kaiser, Partner, Nürnberg – Tax

Mimoun Houbbani, Associate Partner, Eschborn – Tax

Jendrik Dohr, Associate, Eschborn – Tax


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Jochen Reis


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Felix Markowsky

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