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Xortec GmbH continues its market expansion through next add-on acquisition, strengthening its nationwide presence​

Xortec GmbH (“Xortec”), headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, continues to expand its nationwide presence as a provider of network-based security solutions. Following the successful acquisition of Berlin-based Burgenkönig Video GmbH in January 2021, Xortec is now acquiring videotronic infosystems nord GmbH based in Hamburg, with economic effect from 01st

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Beyond Capital Partners aquires majority shareholding in „Industriereinigung Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH“

Beyond Capital Partners Fund II, a fund advised by Beyond Capital Partners GmbH („BCP“), acquired a majority shareholding in Munich based Industriereinigung Dr. Hoffmann Gebäudedienste GmbH („Dr. Hoffmann“). Signing and closing have been accomplished in December 2021. For more than 30 years, Dr. Hoffmann is a well-established, Bavaria-based and until

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Beyond Capital Partners´ portfolio company Xortec GmbH further expands its market position through next add-on acquisition, strengthening its nationwide presence

Xortec GmbH (“Xortec”), headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, continues to expand its nationwide presence as a provider of network-based security solutions. Following the successful acquisition of Munich-based Videosystems Sicherungstechnik Vertriebs GmbHin March this year, Xortec is now acquiring Burgenkönig Video GmbH (“BK-Video”), based in Großbeeren near Berlin, with economic

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Press Release

Beyond Capital Partners´ portfolio company Xortec GmbH further expands its market position through next add-on acquisition, strengthening its nationwide presence

Xortec GmbH (“Xortec”), headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, continues to expand its nationwide presence as a provider of network-based security solutions. Following the successful acquisition of Munich-based Videosystems Sicherungstechnik Vertriebs GmbHin March this year, Xortec is now acquiring Burgenkönig Video GmbH (“BK-Video”), based in Großbeeren near Berlin, with economic effect from January 1st, 2021.<br

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Beyond Capital Partners acquires shareholding in leading fashion e-commerce agency “Wiethe Content”

Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”) advised Beyond Capital Partners Fund II on the acquisition of a stake in Georgsmarienhütte und Bremen based Wiethe Content GmbH & Co. KG (“Wiethe”). The transaction was signed and closed in September 2021. Wiethe is one of the leading, German digital agencies and market leader in the fashion segment. Running

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Xortec GmbH expands market position by expanding into southern Germany

Xortec GmbH (“Xortec”), headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, is strengthening its market position as a provider of network-based video surveillance and data communication solutions. With retroactive effect from January 01, 2021, Xortec has acquired Videosystems Sicherungstechnik Vertriebs GmbH (“Videosystems”) in Munich. The cooperation between the two companies creates one of the leading distributors for video

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Beyond Capital Partners disposes portfolio company “sysob IT-Unternehmensgruppe” to CMS Distribution Ltd.

Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”) advised Beyond Capital Partners Fund I on the disposal of the entire stake in its portfolio company sysob IT-Unternehmensgruppe (“sysob”), via signing and closing in February, to CMS Distribution Ltd. (“CMS”), a leading European special distributor. The parties agreed confidentiality about the purchase price. sysob IT-Unternehmensgruppe is one of the

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Beyond Capital Partners acquires majority shareholding of value-added distributor Xortec GmbH

Beyond Capital Partners GmbH (“BCP”) advised Beyond Capital Partners Fund II on the acquisition of a 75% stake in Frankfurt based Xortec GmbH (“Xortec”). The transaction was closed in January 2021. Xortec is a leading value-added distributor of integrated video surveillance and data communication solutions. The focus of Xortec lies in the distribution of such

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Founder and Managing Director von ECD International

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Founder and Managing Director von ECD International

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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.

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.