The Firm

Ebner Stolz supports GENUI on the acquisition of Berge & Meer and Boomerang Reisen

  • The Berge & Meer Group is a Ger­man pa­ckage tour com­pany
  • Boo­me­rang Rei­sen is a spe­cia­li­zed tour ope­ra­tor fo­cu­sing on in­di­vi­dual tours
  • Both groups emer­ged as part of a carve-out from the TUI Group

Mu­nich, 23rd Au­gust 2019 - The au­diting and con­sul­ting firm Eb­ner Stolz has ad­vi­sed GE­NUI Zwölfte Be­tei­li­gungs­ge­sell­schaft mbH on the ac­qui­si­tion of the Berge & Meer Group and the Boo­me­rang Rei­sen Group as part of a Fi­nan­cial as well as Tax Due Di­li­gence and Tax Struc­tu­ring.

The Ger­man pri­vate equity com­pany GE­NUI, head­quar­te­red in Ham­burg, ac­qui­res 100% of the sha­res in the two com­pa­nies Berge & Meer and Boo­me­rang Rei­sen. The dis­po­sal of TUI Group’s ma­jo­rity stake was car­ried out th­rough a share deal/carve-out.

The Berge & Meer Group, head­quar­te­red in Rengs­dorf (Rhein­land-Pfalz), fo­cu­ses on the dis­tri­bu­tion of round trips and pa­ckage tours. These are mainly of­fe­red th­rough di­rect sa­les as well as a strong net­work of re­tail part­ners. The Berge & Meer Group has been ac­tive in the tou­rism in­dus­try for over 40 years.

The Boo­me­rang Rei­sen Group, head­quar­te­red in Trier (Rhein­land-Pfalz), is a spe­cia­li­zed tra­vel agency, fo­cu­sing on cu­st­omi­zed tra­vel tours. What in­iti­ally be­gan in 1994 with Aus­tra­lia as the only de­sti­na­tion has now grown into a glo­bally ac­tive com­pany. Boo­me­rang Rei­sen dis­tin­gu­is­hes its­elf es­pe­cially th­rough the in­di­vi­dual sup­port of its cu­st­omers.

In 2019 the two com­pa­nies ex­pect a com­bi­ned re­ve­nue of EUR 276 mil­lion.

Eb­ner Stolz has ad­vi­sed the pri­vate equity com­pany GE­NUI on the ac­qui­si­tion of both tra­vel com­pa­nies as part of a Fi­nan­cial as well as Tax Due Di­li­gence and Tax Struc­tu­ring.

Eb­ner Stolz team: Claus Buh­mann (Pro­ject lea­ding Part­ner Cor­po­rate Fi­nance), Alex­an­der Simbürger, Fa­bian Mayer and Ece Heki­moglu (all Fi­nan­cial Due Di­li­gence), Alex­an­der Eu­ch­ner (Part­ner M&A Tax, Tax Due Di­li­gence, Tax Struc­tu­ring), Dr. To­bias Weiss (Tax Due Di­li­gence, Tax Struc­tu­ring) as well as Ste­fa­nie Schrötter and Tim Ru­di­sile (both Tax Due Di­li­gence)

Press Con­tact

Ul­rike Höreth
Eb­ner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1371

Cor­po­rate Con­tact

Claus Buh­mann
Eb­ner Stolz
Rid­ler­straße 57
80339 Mu­nich
Tel.  +49 89 549018-251

Alex­an­der Eu­ch­ner
Eb­ner Stolz
Kro­nen­straße 30
70174 Stutt­gart
Tel.  +49 711 2049-1575

About Ebner Stolz

Eb­ner Stolz is one of the lar­gest inde­pen­dent mid-si­zed MDP firms in Ger­many and is among the Top Ten in the sec­tor. The firm has deca­des of in-depth expe­ri­ence in audi­ting, tax ad­vice, le­gal ad­vice, and cor­po­rate con­sul­ting. More than 1,500 emp­loyees in all ma­jor Ger­man ci­ties and busi­ness cen­ters of­fer a broad range of ser­vices ba­sed on a multi-dis­ci­p­li­nary ap­proach. Eb­ner Stolz pre­do­mi­n­antly advi­ses me­dium-si­zed indu­s­trial en­ter­pri­ses as well as trade and ser­vice com­pa­nies of all si­zes and indu­s­tries.

Cross-bor­der audi­ting and con­sul­ting as­sign­ments are car­ried out with part­ners of Ne­xia In­ter­na­tio­nal, one of the world’s top ten net­works of inde­pen­dent con­sul­ting and audi­ting firms. With more than 700 Ne­xia of­fices world­wide Eb­ner Stolz is pre­sent in more than 120 coun­tries.

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