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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 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

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Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH, an investment of Beyond Capital Partners, expands further with the acquisition of S&M Services GmbH

Beyond Capital Partners Fund II, a fund advised by the investment company Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”), has acquired 100% of the shares in Düsseldorf-based S&M Services GmbH (“S&M”) via its portfolio company Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH (“Dr. Hoffmann”) by acquiring 100% of the shares in Düsseldorf-based S&M Services GmbH

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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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Presse Release

Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH, an investment of Beyond Capital Partners, expands further with the acquisition of S&M Services GmbH

Beyond Capital Partners Fund II, a fund advised by the investment company Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”), has acquired 100% of the shares in Düsseldorf-based S&M Services GmbH (“S&M”) via its portfolio company Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH (“Dr. Hoffmann”) by acquiring 100% of the shares in Düsseldorf-based S&M Services GmbH (“S&M”). Following the acquisition of

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Beyond Capital Partners is a Partner of the International Festhalle Riding Tournament Frankfurt 2023

The 50th anniversary edition of the International Festhalle Riding Tournament Frankfurt (IFRF) will take place in Frankfurt am Main from December 13 to 17, 2023. Every year, equestrian fans and the world’s equestrian elite meet in the festively decorated Festhalle in Frankfurt shortly before Christmas. This year, Beyond Capital Partners is one of the official

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Beyond Capital Partners invests in ECD International GmbH, one of the leading experiential marketing agencies in the premium segment

Beyond Capital Partners Fund III, a fund advised by Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”), acquired a majority shareholding in ECD International Holding GmbH (“ECD”), based in Stuttgart. The closing took place on August 31, 2023. ECD International Holding GmbH was founded by Alexander Osterwald and Jörn Pfotenhauer in Stuttgart in 2004 and is a multidisciplinary

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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