Manfred Lingnau GmbH

Solemn handing of certificates of finalist at the Grand Prix of the middle classes of Munich, 07.07.2009 – the Vantargis AG, the independent German less for the upper middle class, has taken over the Service Center Munich of the Oskar-Patzelt-Stiftung. “Our first and most important task is, on 20 August the Bavarian finalist at the Grand Prix of medium-sized ‘ in the ceremony to hand over their documents to reach the jury list”, explains Sebastian Seibold, Director of the service. “We have it we also aiming, to contribute to the public appreciation of the medium as a beacon of hope and economic factor, the relationship of healthy middle class strong economy more jobs ‘ publicly to communicate, to promote networking among SMEs, and to popularize success stories.” In a first step, Seibold together with Manfred Lingnau, managing partner of HL consulting & partner, the group founded Medium-sized businesses in the spotlight ‘ at the business network XING. About the Grand Prix of medium-sized ‘ for the 15 competing for the Grand Prize of the middle class of 2009’ 3.366 companies and personalities from more than 1,400 municipalities, institutions, Chambers and associations in the 16 federal States were nominated. These companies represent mid-market, economically successful and socially committed in its entire range of various industries as well as organizational and ownership. No other middle-class competition in Germany reached a resonance of such a large and sustained over several years. The prices are not endowed.

For the companies, it involves honor and public recognition, without financial incentives. Nationwide, 1,028 companies have the second stage of the competition, the so-called jury list ‘ reach. These companies will be in the next few weeks in the solemn form of economy ministers, Secretaries of State and Chamber President, through the Federal headquarters in Leipzig and the nationwide active Service points of the Oskar-Patzelt-Stiftung the instrument to reach the jury list ‘ presented. About Vantargis AG, Vantargis AG is the independent German less for the upper middle class. The range consists of leasing, factoring and debt solutions, as well as selected corporate finance services.

The focus is on medium-sized owner-managed companies. The Vantargis group includes the medium-sized leasing companies Vantargis Leasing GmbH, Sigma Leasing GmbH currently and active) lease Vantargis finance GmbH and the factoring company Vantargis factoring GmbH. Also provides the Vantargis Wabeco finance GmbH consulting services regarding public funding and grants. For more information see and questions and further information: Vantargis AG Widenmayerstr. 28 80538 Munich Sebastian Seibold phone: 089 2429373-17 E-mail: