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September 24, 2021

Jacobs University Bremen sells a majority stake to Schaffhausen Institute of Technology

Translink Corporate Finance advises the Jacobs University Bremen on the sale of its majority stake to Schaffhausen Institute of Technology (SIT), an international, education and research-oriented institution in Switzerland.

About Jacobs University Bremen

Jacobs University Bremen is a private, English-speaking campus university in Germany with the highest standards in research and teaching, following an interdisciplinary concept. More than 1,500 students from the fields of engineering, humanities, natural and social sciences from over 110 nations work and live on campus. With the sale of the majority shares to a new investor, Jacobs University Bremen is strengthening its long-term development and is convinced that both employees and students as well as the Bremen location will benefit from the merger with the Swiss Schaffhausen Institute of Technology.

About SIT

Founded in 2019, SIT is an international education and research-oriented institution. It was created by entrepreneurs, is led by scientists and driven by world-class researchers. SIT is dedicated to global challenges through science, technology and education, creating an interdisciplinary unique ecosystem that emphasizes industry-academia collaboration and practical knowledge.

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About Translink Germany

Translink Corporate Finance GmbH & Co. KG with its offices in Frankfurt and Bremen covers Translink’s business in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It is composed of seasoned finance and M&A professionals who have in-depth experience in a variety of sectors and disciplines.

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