Luther advises Beechbrook Capital in connection with a mezzanine financing for the acquisition of Robert Bürkle Group by AUCTUS Capital Partners
Frankfurt am Main – Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH advises Beechbrook Capital in connection with a mezzanine financing. The proceeds from the financing were applied towards the acquisition of a majority interest by AUCTUS Capital Partners AG in Robert Bürkle Group from NIMBUS Private Equity.
Beechbrook Capital is a specialist fund manager providing debt and equity capital to small and medium-sized businesses in northern Europe. Beechbrook provides innovative and flexible finance to support the acquisition or expansion of SMEs. It was established in 2008 and has made over 50 investments to date.
About Robert Bürkle Group
Bürkle is a global business focussed on the development, assembly and distribution of surface pressing and coating machinery for high end applications and markets. Its machines are sold to approximately 70 countries, primarily in Europe, Asia and the US, and its customers include large global companies that produce furniture, digital devices, or solar cells. Bürkle is headquartered in Freudenstadt, Germany.
About AUCTUS Capital Partners
AUCTUS is a leading private equity firm for the German-speaking SME sector (“Mittelstand“) with assets under management of more than €500m and with more than 150 transactions realised since 2001.
With respect to debt financing aspects of the transaction, AUCTUS was advised by Watson Farley & Williams LLP.
The Senior Lenders were advised by Ashurst LLP.
For Beechbrook Capital
Luther, Banking and Capital Markets: Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (Partner, Lead), Stefan Jokel (Associate, both based in Frankfurt am Main), Marie Sinniger (Partnerin), Stefanos Kapellidis (Associate,
both based in Luxemburg)