30.10.2018

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.

Background

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)

Luther, Mergers & Aquisitions: Andrea Metz, LL.M. (Partnerin), Vincent Tiepold (Senior Associate, both based in Frankfurt am Main), Euryale Didillon (Senior Associate, Luxembourg)

Author
Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)

Christoph Schauenburg, LL.M. (London)
Partner
Frankfurt a.M.
christoph.schauenburg@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 69 27229 24675

Marie Sinniger

Marie Sinniger
Partner
Luxembourg
marie.sinniger@luther-lawfirm.com
+352 27484 1

Euryale Didillon

Euryale Didillon
Counsel
Luxembourg
euryale.didillon@luther-lawfirm.com
+352 27484 1

Stefan Jokel

Stefan Jokel
Senior Associate
Frankfurt a.M.
stefan.jokel@luther-lawfirm.com
+49 69 27229 24895