Beyond Capital Partners acquires shareholding in leading lighting specialist LDBS Lichtdienst GmbH
September 2015 Frankfurt am Main
Through notarization, a company advised by Beyond Capital Partners („Beyond Capital“) acquired a shareholding in LDBS Lichtdienst GmbH („LBDS“).
LDBS is a leading lighting technology specialist in the German speaking region that distributes lamps, luminaires and components and offers a complete service portfolio in the field of lighting. With its integrated service concept, the company offers a unique position, comprising a combination of trading, in-depth product expertise and a one-stop service approach. Additionally, LDBS uses its online platform to market a broad product portfolio.
Beyond Capital is an investment company focusing on the acquisition of majority shareholdings of profitable small- and medium enterprises in the German speaking DACH region. Together with Beyond Capital, LDBS intends to access new market segments and an expansion of its geographic coverage. Furthermore, the management of LDBS remains under the responsibility of the founders and shareholders – Robert Bechtle und Bernd Schwettmann – who successfully developed LDBS over the past 15 years.
„With Beyond Capital, we found a partner who is both sharing our entrepreneurial values as much as enabling our future growth path in an ideal way. Hence, we will gain access to capital for our further growth activities and to Beyond Capital´s network which will both strongly support our long-term strategy “, says Robert Bechtle, managing director and shareholder of LDBS Lichtdienst GmbH. The closing of the transaction is intended to take place by the end of the year.