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GSK Stockmann advises MVP Match on financing round

GSK Stockmann advised the Berlin-based start-up MVPF Global Talent Solutions GmbH (MVP Match) – also on its most recent financing round. The company was able to secure five million euros from lead investor Stage 2 Capital from Boston, among others.

MVP Match was founded in 2020 by Levin Wense and Philipp Petrescu and provides a marketplace for tech talent. The company intends to use the funding to build new hubs in Africa (especially Egypt) and Europe and to relaunch its platform to make searching for and collaborating with tech talent easier and more efficient for interested clients and employers.

GSK Stockmann provided comprehensive advice to MVP Match on the financing round with a team led by venture capital partner Thomas Derlin. The advice related in particular to preparing and negotiating the financing documentation as well as legal and tax structuring issues. GSK Stockmann had also advised on MVP Match’s previous corporate structuring.

Advisers of MVPF Global Talent Solutions GmbH:

GSK Stockmann: Thomas Derlin (Private Equity/ Venture Capital/ M&A; lead), Jörg Kahler, Martin Hossenfelder (both IP/ IT/ Data Protection), Philipp Kuhn, Nicole Deparade (both Employment/ Compensation & Benefits), Dominik Berka (Tax); Associates: Benedikt Kreuder, Maik Schäffer (both Private Equity/ Venture Capital/ M&A).

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