Privacy Policy

Terms

If you use the Privacy Policy or parts of it on your website, the reference to activeMind AG and the link to our website in any case in the declaration should be maintained. If this regulation is complied with, the data protection declaration for personal or commercial websites both for their own needs and for customers can be used.

Person in charge within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

Beyond Capital Partners GmbH
Große Bockenheimer Straße 43
60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
represented by:
Karsten B. Eibes
k.eibes@beyondcapital-partners.com

Your Rights as a Data Subject

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided by our data protection officer:

  • Information about your data stored by us and their processing (Art. 15 GDPR),

  • Rectificadtion of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),

  • Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR),

  • Restriction of data processing, if we use your data may not yet delete due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),

  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 GDPR) and

  • Data portability, if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).

If you have given us your consent, you can do so at any time with effect for the future. You can contact a supervisory authority at any time with a complaint e.g. the competent supervisory authority of the federal state of your residence or authority responsible for us as the responsible body. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with addresses can be found at:

https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Service/Anschriften/Laender/Laender-node.html

Collection of General Information During the Visit of our Website

Type and Purpose of Processing:

When you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser that operating system used, the domain name of your internet service providers, your IP address and the like.

In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring trouble-free connection to the website

  • Ensuring a smooth use of our website,

  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as

  • To optimize our website.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind may be statistically evaluated anonymously by us in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.

Legal Basis and Legitimate Interest:

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Receiver:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Third Country Transfer:

The collected data may be transferred to third countries: No.

The following data protection guarantees are in place:

Storage Period:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.

If the data is stored in log files, this is the case after 14 days at the latest. Further storage is possible. In this case, the IP addresses of the users are anonymized so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.

Provision Prescribed or Required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services may be unavailable or restricted. For this reason, an objection is excluded.

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our website. You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block the storage in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser, you will find the necessary Information under the following links:

Storage Period and Cookies Used:

If you allow us to use cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our websites:

Technically Necessary Cookies

Type and Purpose of Processing:

We use cookies to make our website more user-friendly. Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change. The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For this, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change. We need cookies for the following applications:

Legal Basis and Legitimate Interest:

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR based on our legitimate interest in a user-friendly design of our website.

Receiver:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Third Country Transfer:

The collected data may be transferred to third countries: No.
The following data protection guarantees are in place:

Provision Prescribed or Required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. Without this data, however, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services may be unavailable or restricted.

Contradiction

Please read the information about your right of objection according to Art. 21 GDPR further below.

Cookies That Are Not Technically Necessary

Furthermore, we use cookies to better tailor the offer on our website to the interests of our visitors or to generally improve it on the basis of statistical evaluations.

Please refer to the information below on the presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used to find out which providers set cookies.

Legal Basis:

The legal basis for this processing is your consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Receiver:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

For further recipients, please refer to the information listed below on the presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

Third Country Transfer:

For more information, please refer to the lists of the individual presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analytics providers.

Provision Prescribed or Required:

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Web browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser (see Revocation of consent). Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Revocation of Consent:

You can revoke your consent at any time via our cookie consent tool.

Profiling:

To what extent we analyze the behavior of website visitors with pseudonymized user profiles, please refer to the information listed below on the presentation, tracking, remarketing and web analysis technologies used.

Contact

Type and Purpose of Processing:

The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. This requires you to provide a valid e-mail address and your name. This serves the assignment of the request and the subsequent answering of the same. The specification of further data is optional.

Legal Basis:

The processing of the data entered in the contact form takes place on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). By providing the contact form, we would like to enable you to contact us easily. Information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request an offer, the data entered in the contact form will be processed to carry out pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR).

Receiver:

Recipients of the data may be processors.

Third Country Transfer:

The collected data may be transferred to third countries: No.
The following data protection guarantees are in place:

Storage Period:

Data will be deleted no later than 6 months after processing the request. If a contractual relationship is established, we are subject to the statutory retention periods according to HGB and delete your data after expiry of these periods.

Provision Prescribed or Required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, e-mail address and the reason for the request.

Use of Script Libraries (Google Webfonts)

In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use “Google Web Fonts” of Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter referred to as “Google”) on this website to display fonts.
Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found under https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the Privacy Policy from Google: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy

SSL Encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Information About Your Right of Objection According to Art. 21 GDPR

Right to Object On a Case-by-Case Basis

You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you, which is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing on the basis of a balance of interests); this also applies to profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 4 GDPR.

If you object, we will no longer process you personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

Recipient of an Objection

Beyond Capital Partners GmbH
Große Bockenheimer Strasse 43
60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
represented by:
Karsten B. Eibes
k.eibes@beyondcapital-partners.com

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy will then apply to your next visit.

Questions to the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an email or contact contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:

Karsten B. Eibes
k.eibes@beyondcapital-partners.com

The privacy policy was created with the help of activeMind AG, the experts for external data protection officers (version #2020-09-30)

"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.

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.

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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