Sale of Vdynamics to Formel D

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has advised the shareholders of Vdynamics GmbH (Vdynamics) on the sale to Formel D GmbH (Formel D). 

Vdynamics, located in Munich and Ravensburg, was founded in 2012 and employs more than 100 people, mainly engineers with years of experience in various areas of automotive development. Vdynamics specialises in the physical and virtual testing of automotive software and ECUs (electronic control units). Following its integration, Vdynamics will continue to operate under its own name.

The acquisition of Vdynamics enables Formel D, a global service provider to the automotive and supply industry, to reinforce its market position in product development, with a focus on testing and validation. In this field, the group already supports its customers with services extending from vehicle construction, retrofitting, and camouflage to fleet management, provision of testing bases up to testing operation, including technical vehicle management.

Advisors to the shareholders of Vdynamics GmbH:

Dr. Michael Roos (partner), Dr. Christian Cornett (partner), Dr. Laura Schumann (associate) (all Corporate/M&A)