Press Release: INVENSITY advises Maxburg on the acquisition of acontis technologies

September 3, 2021 – Reading time: 2 minutes

Successful technologies and software due diligence

  • Successful transaction in the sector of machine-to-device communications
  • Technology and management consultancy INVENSITY advises with a technology and software due diligence
  • Software due diligence with focus on verifying the quality of the software development process, required skills and a review on code level

Hamburg, August 12th, 2021 – INVENSITY GmbH, a technology and management consultancy, has advised Maxburg on the partnership with the Ravensburg based software company acontis technologies GmbH. With the support of Maxburg, acontis will continue its growth strategy benefitting from increasing global demand for machine-to-device communications in the fields of industrial automation, robotics, medtech and measurement technology.

In recent years INVENSITY has been mandated several times for technical & software and/or commercial due diligence in the field of machine-to-machine communications solutions. INVENSITY used in particular its profound technology and software know-how from past projects in this area.

About Maxburg

Maxburg Beteiligungen III GmbH & Co. KG advised by Maxburg Capital Partners GmbH is an investment company focused on the DACH area and concentrates on long-term corporate investments with the aim of permanent and sustainable increase in value. Maxburg has an exceptionally flexible investment mandate and invests in privately held and listed companies. The RAG-Stiftung is the anchor investor behind Maxburg Capital Partners, with capital commitments of € 600 million. Since the beginning of 2019, the RAG-Stiftung has been bearing the responsibility for financing the perpetual obligations resulting from hard coal mining in Germany.

About acontis technologies GmbH

acontis technologies GmbH is the world’s and technically leading provider of EtherCAT OEM software. The company, which focuses on industrial communication and real-time systems, has developed into the global market leader in the 20 years after the company was founded, especially for OEM customers in the field of EtherCAT-based controls. The acontis EtherCAT products are a key component and indispensable in many systems of world-leading companies from different industries.


INVENSITY GmbH is a technology and management consultancy with an international scope. It runs offices in Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Wiesbaden, Stuttgart, Munich, Detroit (USA), Barcelona (Spain) and Manila (Philippines). Among other things, it advises buyers and sellers on international M&A activities of technology oriented companies. The focus is on commercial, operational, technical and IT due diligence for the following industries:

  • Software / IT
  • Engineering and plant construction
  • Cleantech / environmental metrology
  • Electronics
  • Automotive and transportation industry
  • Medical technology
  • Energy and building technology
  • Photonics

The Commercial and Technical Due Diligence with focus on the evaluation of the competitive position as well as the technical analysis of the software was conducted by:

  • Stefan Marquart (Associate Manager, Lead)
  • Daniel Meyn (Principal Consultant, Technical)
  • Simon Hofmann (Senior Consultant, Software)
  • David Dengler (Associate Consultant, Technical)

More information

INVENSITY GmbH, Mainzer Str. 19, 65185 Wiesbaden, Germany, Tel. +49(0) 0611 504 754 0,
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Press contact: Beate Christmann (


  • Stefan Marquart

    Senior Business Consultant


  • Daniel Meyn

    Principal Consultant

  • Simon Hofmann

    Principal Consultant

  • David Dengler

    Associate Consultant

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