Beechbrook Capital supports AUCTUS Capital Partners in new German industrials investment
01 October 2018
1st October 2018 – Beechbrook Capital is pleased to announce that it has provided funding to support AUCTUS Capital Partners’ buyout of Robert Bürkle Group (“Bürkle”) from NIMBUS Private Equity. The investment was provided from Beechbrook’s Private Debt III fund, which provides flexible funding solutions to private equity backed businesses across northern Europe. The financing package consists of a customized package of Mezzanine and Equity products.
Bürkle is a global business focused 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.
Dr. Nicolas Himmelmann, MD, AUCTUS Capital Partners commented:“We are pleased that Beechbrook have provided funding towards our acquisition of Bürkle and look forward to working with them again in the future. Beechbrook’s flexibility around the deal structure and commercial mindset was a key aspect to a successful and timely completion of this investment.”
Sandeep Agarwal, Partner, Beechbrook Capital commented:“We are delighted to have completed our first investment with AUCTUS Capital Partners and to be contributing to the next phase of growth for a strong German industrials enterprise with a long track record. Germany is a key market in Beechbrook’s Private Debt Fund strategy as we continue to support quality small and medium sized companies across the UK and northern Europe.”