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Beyond Capital Partners closes third fund “Beyond Capital Partners Fund III GmbH & Co. KG” at the hard cap of 180 million Euro

Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, a fund advised by Beyond Capital Partners GmbH, reached its final closing at the hard cap of EUR 180 million in April 2024. In addition to the capital commitment of all institutional limited partners already existing in the predecessor fund, further well-known fund-of-funds from continental

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ECD International Holding GmbH, a majority shareholding of Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, invests in the social media content creation agency ReachCon GmbH

ECD International Holding GmbH, a majority shareholding of Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, invests in the social media content creation agency ReachCon GmbH March 2024 Frankfurt am Main Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, a fund advised by Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”), acquired a majority shareholding in Hamburg-based ReachCon GmbH

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Beyond Capital Partners presents its first sustainability report

Beyond Capital Partners (BCP) is delighted to present its first sustainability report 2023. The sustainability report reflects the effort of BCP as a dedicated institutional investor to further develop its successful and well-defined investment strategy of the predecessor funds to be even more streamlined through Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, being classified as Article 8+

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Presse Release

Beyond Capital Partners closes third fund “Beyond Capital Partners Fund III GmbH & Co. KG” at the hard cap of 180 million Euro

Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, a fund advised by Beyond Capital Partners GmbH, reached its final closing at the hard cap of EUR 180 million in April 2024. In addition to the capital commitment of all institutional limited partners already existing in the predecessor fund, further well-known fund-of-funds from continental Europe were acquired as investors.

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ECD International Holding GmbH, a majority shareholding of Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, invests in the social media content creation agency ReachCon GmbH

ECD International Holding GmbH, a majority shareholding of Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, invests in the social media content creation agency ReachCon GmbH March 2024 Frankfurt am Main Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, a fund advised by Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”), acquired a majority shareholding in Hamburg-based ReachCon GmbH (“ReachCon”) via its portfolio company

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Beyond Capital Partners Fund II portfolio company “Soft & Cloud GmbH” acquires SB Software-Broker GmbH to become the leading provider in Germany

Beyond Capital Partners Fund II, a fund advised by Beyond Capital Partners GmbH, has acquired through its portfolio company Soft & Cloud GmbH 100% of the assets of SB Software-Broker GmbH. The closing of the acquisition has been accomplished at the end of December 2023. Soft & Cloud is thus becoming the leading provider in

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Beyond Capital Partners supported the home children’s competition as part of the IFRF International Festhalle Riding Tournament Frankfurt 2023

On the occasion of the 50th International Festhalle Riding Tournament Frankfurt (IFRF), which took place from December 13 to 17, 2023 in the Festhalle in Frankfurt am Main, Beyond Capital Partners supported the home children’s competition: This competition awarded prizes for the creative obstacle design by children from social institutions in the region. The following

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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-Kaiser Sanitätshaus 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 Facility Services Group GmbH

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

Wiethe Content GmbH

E-Commerce

The Wiethe Content Group is the largest e-commerce photo studio in Europe and an innovation leader in the area of ​​CGI and digitalization.

Xortec GmbH

Security and Data Communication Solutions
Xortec is a leading value-added distributor for integrated video surveillance and data communication solutions. The company’s focus is on the distribution of professional video surveillance solutions and a comprehensive range of accompanying services.

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.