Göttingen Corporate Finance acts as sole Financial advisor to Xpublisher on its successful sale of a 60% stake to Fabasoft AG

June 2019

About the Transaction
For the generation of structured content and its automated processing as well as for the digital publishing of content Xpublisher has developed unchallenged software solutions with its professional cross mediaeditorial system Xpublisher and browser-based XML editor Xeditor. Xpublisher’s products simplify the complexity of XML content creation while providing an easy to use Word-like editing and content management experience. That is why customers such as large publishing and media houses, industrial manufactures from various industry sectors as well as government agencies rely on Xpublisher’s solutions when it comes to creating and managing structured content.

Transaction Highlights

Matthias Kraus, CEO and co-founder, commented: "The team of Göttingen Corporate Finance was great! They guided us through the whole process of the fundraising and their commitment ensured that we found the ideal partner due to their extensive network and their industry know-how. We are excited to working together with Fabasoft and look forward to an exciting future."

Timo Peter, Partner at GCF, commented: "With our sector expertise in B2B software, our access to relevant strategic and financial investors and a deep domain understanding of the publishing industry we were able to drive this fundraising to success. This is a milestone transaction within the digital transformation process of almost all public and private organizations as well as within the SaaS sector."

About Xpublisher
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Munich, Xpublisher offers intuitive content solutions for scalable and dynamic end-to-end publishing across multiple industries. The company’s flagship products simplify the complexities of digital publishing and provide non-technicalusers with the best editing and content management experience possible. Xpublisher’s solutions are all web-based, modular, customizable, and maintainable. A key differentiating factor for Xpublisher is the robustness of its tools which enable content to be created and delivered directly to their digital channels (kindle, epub,etc.), unlike comparable tools that require content to be delivered via interfaces. Xpublisher operatesa subsidiary in the USA.

About Fabasoft
Headquartered in Linz, Austria, Fabasoft is one of the leading software product companies and cloud service providers for digital document control and electronic document, process and file management in Europe. Fabasoft's products are used to digitize, simplify, accelerate and increase the quality of business processes -within and across organizational and national boundaries. Numerous prominent private companies and public-sector organizations have been relying on the quality and experience of Fabasoft for three decades.

About Göttingen Corporate Finance
Göttingen Corporate Finance (GCF) is a leading advisory firm to small and midcap technology driven companies. The firm provides M&A, fundraising and strategic advice to exceptional entrepreneurs and companies. The team combines in-depth investment banking knowledge, a passion for technology, entrepreneurial experience, financial acumen and a keen sense for what will count tomorrow. GCF advises clients from various industries ranging in maturity from first product sales to double-digit millions in revenues with a seasoned management and strong position in their market segment.

Deal Team

Timo Peter
Founding Partner
+49 1728 889848
Niladri Paul
Head of Research