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Beyond Capital Partners GmbH
Skyper – 35th Floor
Taunusanlage 1
60329 Frankfurt am Main

info@beyondcapital-partners.com
www.beyondcapital-partners.com

Management:
Karsten B. Eibes, Christoph D. Kauter

Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, HRB 100904

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"Even after 20 years, our desire for something new has not yet been satisfied. Together with Beyond Capital Partners, we want to reach the next level, bring our agency forward, open up new target groups and locations and attract new employees.”

Alexander Osterwald,
Founder and Managing Director von ECD International

Alexander Osterwald,
Founder and Managing Director von ECD International

"For us, Beyond Capital Partners is the ideal partner, as we are pursuing the same vision – to become one of Europe's leading experiential marketing agencies"

Jörn Pfotenhauer,
Founder and Managing Director von ECD International

Jörn Pfotenhauer,
Founder and Managing Director von ECD International

Portfolio

ECD International Holding GmbH

Purchase: August 2023

Key Figures at the Time of Acquisition

EUR 10-15 Mio.
Turnover

20 %
EBITDA

25
Employees

Value Creation Levers

Operational Improvements

  • Expansion of digital skills (apps, AI tools)
  • Process optimization / efficiency enhancement

Organic Growth

  • Hiring new employees
  • Attracting new customers
  • Cross-selling potential with existing customers
  • Opening of new lcoations: national and international expansion
  • Diversification of service portfolio
  • Increasing brand awareness

Inorganic Growth

  • Acquisition of specialist agencies

Current Portfolio Companies

ECD International Holding GmbH

Agency
ECD International is a multidisciplinary and internationally active full-service agency in the premium and luxury segment and offers first-class services such as brand management, live marketing, communication, creative work, guest relations and CRM programs for a demanding target group.

 

Holger Grelck Forstbaumschulen GmbH

Forestry
Holger Grelck Forstbaumschulen is one of the leading forest nurseries for seedling production in Germany and has over 100 ha of cultivable land in the Halstenbek area near Hamburg.

Soft & Cloud GmbH​

Software Distribution

Soft & Cloud is one of the leading providers of used standard software in Germany and partner for digital solutions as well as consultant for IT issues for business-to-business customers.

 

Ank Sanitätshaus + Orthopädietechnik GmbH

Healthcare

The ANK Group is the leading medical supply store group in Rhineland-Palatinate with a focus on medical supply and rehabilitation technology solutions for its customers.

Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH

Industrial Cleaning

Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH, based in Munich, is an established and owner-managed company for over 30 years and a nationwide facility cleaning service provider.

OUNDA GmbH

Optometry and Acoustics

Under the brand name “Klein, aber fein “, and with 110 shops across Germany, OUNDA is the leading group of premium opticians and acoustic solution providers in Germany.

BigCityBeats GmbH

Lifestyle & Entertainment

Since its foundation in 2005, the BigCityBeats Group has established itself among the leading producers and organizers of stadium events for club music and created a global brand core with its brand “World Club Dome”.

LDBS Lichtdienst GmbH

Lighting Technology

LDBS is a leading lighting specialist in German-speaking countries and offers B2B customers a unique complete service for all aspects of lighting.

Seals of our Portfolio Companies

Former Portfolio Companies

EBERTLANG Distribution GmbH

IT / Software (B2B)

EBERTLANG, headquartered in Wetzlar, has been one of the leading value-added software distributors in the B2B segment in German-speaking Europe since its foundation in 1995.

sysob IT- Unternehmensgruppe GmbH

IT Security

sysob is a leading independent specialist distributor with over 1,200 partners and 180 top partners in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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„Auch nach 20 Jahren ist unsere Lust auf Neues noch nicht gestillt. Wir möchten gemeinsam mit Beyond Capital Partners das Next Level erreichen, unsere Agentur weiter nach vorne bringen, neue Zielgruppen und Standorte erschließen und neue Mitarbeiter gewinnen."

Alexander Osterwald,
Gründer und Managing Director von ECD International

Alexander Osterwald,
Gründer und Managing Director von ECD International

„Für uns ist Beyond Capital Partners der ideale Partner, da wir die gleiche Vision verfolgen – eine der führenden europäischen Agenturen für Erlebnismarketing zu werden.”

Jörn Pfotenhauer,
Gründer und Managing Director von ECD International

Jörn Pfotenhauer,
Gründer und Managing Director von ECD International

Portfolio

ECD International Holding GmbH

Kauf: August 2023

Kennzahlen zum Erwerbszeitpunkt

EUR 10-15 Mio.
Umsatz

20 %
EBITDA

25
Mitarbeiter

Wertschöpfungshebel

Operative Verbesserungen

  • Ausbau von Digitalkompetenzen (Apps, KI Tools)
  • Prozessoptimierungen / Effizienzsteigerungen

Organisches Wachstum

  • Einstellen von neuen Mitarbeitern
  • Gewinnung neuer Kunden
  • Cross-Selling-Potenziale bei bestehenden Kunden
  • Erweiterung des Dienstleistungsportfolios
  • Eröffnung neuer Standorte: nationale und internationale Expansion
  • Erhöhen der Markenbekanntheit

Anorganisches Wachstum

  • Zukauf von Spezialagenturen

More Investments

Current Portfolio Companies

ECD International Holding GmbH

Agency
ECD International is a multidisciplinary and internationally active full-service agency in the premium and luxury segment and offers first-class services such as brand management, live marketing, communication, creative work, guest relations and CRM programs for a demanding target group.

 

Holger Grelck Forstbaumschulen GmbH

Forestry
Holger Grelck Forstbaumschulen is one of the leading forest nurseries for seedling production in Germany and has over 100 ha of cultivable land in the Halstenbek area near Hamburg.