Graf & Pitkowitz advises Cherry on the acquisition of Theobroma Systems

Corporate / M & A

Graf & Pitkowitz advised German based Cherry GmbH on the acquisition of the Austrian Theobroma Systems Design and Consulting GmbH. Signing and Closing of the deal took place in October 2020.

Graf & Pitkowitz advised on all aspects of the transaction including due diligence, drafting and negotiations.

The Graf & Pitkowitz team consisted of Andreas Edlinger and Ferdinand Graf (Corporate / M&A), Jakob Widner and Axel Guttmann (Employment), Claudia Csaky and Marija Krizanac (IP and Data Protection) and Stefan Weileder (Finance). 

Cherry is a leading global manufacturer of computer input devices and switches for mechanical keyboards. Theobroma Systems is a developer and manufacturer of embedded systems. 

The acquisition has received great media interest.  „Our teams have collaborated on this transaction extraordinary well which enabled us to structure and implement the transaction under tight deadlines. This is a further example of the excellent cross-border M&A abilities of our firm“ says Ferdinand Graf.   


Dr. Ferdinand Graf

LL.M. (NYU) Partner