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ACXIT Capital Partners strenghtens its Real Estate business unit with Jörg Schürmann, Managing Director

Frankfurt, 06 March 2018. ACXIT Capital Partners, one of the leading international corporate finance consultants in Europe, is pleased to announce the addition of senior banker Jörg Schürmann to its Real Estate practice. He is one of the bespoken industry experts in German Real Estate with special experience in Corporate Finance, M&A, Capital Markets and Debt Advisory.

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ACXIT mandated to execute M&A process for the Paracelsus clinics

Frankfurt, 05 February 2018. On December 21st 2017, Paracelsus-Kliniken Deutschland GmbH & Co. KGaA, headquartered in Osnabrück, filed for insolvency proceedings under self-administration at the Osnabrück district court.

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Learnship receives investment to fuel global expansion

Frankfurt, 19 January 2018. Learnship, a global leader in the field of digital foreign language training for corporations, announced that THI Investments, a German firm with EUR 1.5 billion in assets, acquired a majority stake in Learnship and as part of the transaction invested EUR 10,000,000 in the company.

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Fuel cell producer Elcomax successfully sold to the Freudenberg Group

Munich, January 16th, 2018. Dr. Ulf Pechartscheck and Dr. Hubert Ampferl from the law firm Dr. Beck & Partner GbR successfully close the sale of the Elcomax Group.

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HSH Nordbank finances Greenman with EUR 173,500,000

Frankfurt, 15 January 2018. HSH Nordbank is providing a credit facility of €173.5m to retail asset investor Greenman.

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ACXIT Capital Partners advises Lensspirit on its sale to Brille24

Frankfurt, 12 January 2018. ACXIT Capital Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor on the sale of Lensspirit, a brand of Lightning Enterprises GmbH as well as its subsidiary LinsenQuelle.de GmbH to Brille24.

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Successful Relaunch of RENÉ LEZARD

Frankfurt, 9 January 2018. Attorney at law Dr. Hubert Ampferl from Dr. Beck & Partner GbR closes the sale of the renowned fashion brand RENÉ LEZARD.

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Acquisition of Cubitabo by SLEEPZ and Capital Increase

Frankfurt, 21 December 2017. ACXIT Capital Partners acted as the exclusive financial advisor to SLEEPZ AG related to a capital increase and the acquisition of Cubitabo, underlining ACXIT Capital Partners’ strong competency and reach in the eCommerce segment and its know-how in working with publicly listed entities.

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Acquisition of Career Partner Group by Oakley Capital Investments Limited

Frankfurt, 20 December 2017. Oakley Capital Investments Limited with its Fund Oakley Capital Private Equity III (“Fund III”) (together referred to “Oakley Capital”) has agreed to acquire Apollo Global Germany GmbH (“Career Partner Group”), from its current shareholder Apollo Education Group Inc. Oakley Capital will be partnering with CEO Dr. Sven Schütt and his management team, who will be investing in the new structure.

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Acquisition of Inoges AG, the German Leader in Outpatient Rehabilitation

Frankfurt, 22 November 2017. The ORPEA group, a leading European provider of long- and medium-term care (nursing homes, post-acute and rehabilitation hospitals, psychiatric hospitals, and homecare services),  announced the acquisition of Inoges AG by its German subsidiary for rehabilitation Celenus Kliniken. ACXIT Capital Partners, represented by Thomas Klack and his team, acted as exclusive financial advisor to ORPEA in this transaction. The parties agreed not to disclose any details of the transaction.

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Press Clippings

16 November 2018: “The 100th exit for High-Tech Gründerfonds – SolarWinds offers 8MAN a global platform for growth” – For the Managers and Shareholders of Protected Networks, the successful transaction was supported by ACXIT Capital Partners.

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20 Oktober 2017: “Grands Chais grows even bigger through Le Filou” in the Lebensmittelzeitung (German only).

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10 Oktober 2017: “New Trends in Venture Capital: Initial Coin Offerings (ICO)” VC column by our Managing Partner Johannes H. Lucas, published in the Venture Capital Magazin issue 10/2017 (German only).

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04 April 2017: “IPO or Trade Sale: Thinking about the best Exit-Strategy”, with Johannes Lucas (our Founder and Managing Partner) published in the Venture Capital Magazin issue 03/2017 (German only).

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03 March 2017: “Failing the right way“ VC column by our Managing Partner Nikolaus Roever, published in the Venture Capital Magazin issue 03/2017 (German only).

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05 December 2016: Interview with Benjamin Schroeter of Facelift regarding the 75% sale of the company to DuMont (German only)

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29 November 2016: “Clothing and Fashion – the industry will have to wrap up warmly” Industry Special by our Managing Partner Christian Nicolas Bächstädt & Senior Analyst Julia Constanze Rall published in the M&A Review Magazine 12/2016 (German only)

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08 November 2016: “We are searching for tomorrow’s talents, who tackle projects with entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on mentality and creativity.” Interview with Johannes H. Lucas in the run-up to the Startup Academy 2016 (German only)

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October 2016: “German Internet- and Techcompanies are looking for investors”, an article from Andreas Thümmler and Simone Muschelknautz published in the Venture Capital Magazin special-issue Start-up 2017 (German only). 

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10 October 2016: “After Unister – everything new in Leipzig or merely #newnister?” VC column by our Managing Partner Dr. Ingmar Ackermann, published in the Venture Capital Magazine issue 10/2016 (German only)

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09 September 2016: “China, Germany and Industry 4.0” article by our Managing Partner Johannes H. Lucas and our Analyst Yue Xu for “M&A China Germany” by Unternehmeredition, published in the issue 03/2016 (German only)

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17 June 2016: “Co-Investing: Does it come up to our expectations?” VC column by our Managing Partner Andreas Thümmler, published in the Venture Capital Magazine issue 06/2016 (German only)

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15 June 2016: “Ready for the Future?” contribution to the expert sentiment by our Managing Partner Christian Nicolas Bächstädt, published in the special edition restructuring/ Unternehmeredition issue 03/2016 (German only)

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10 March 2016: “Tech Rules the M&A World – Annual Review on German Small and Mid-Cap M&A in 2015” by Christian Nicolas Bächstädt, Christian Ramme & Nikolaus J. Röver, published in the M&A Review Magazine 3/2016 (German only)

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05 March 2016: Börsen-Zeitung “First Capital Partners joins ACXIT Capital Partners” (German only)

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08 February 2016: Article on “Exit-Strategie: Börsengang oder Verkauf – Der Trade Sale als neuer Königsweg?” featuring Andreas Thümmler, Managing Partner ACXIT Capital Partners (German only)

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02 February 2016: M&A expert Frank Bruder, formerly at Commerzbank, becomes Managing Director at ACXIT Capital Partners (German only)

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25 January 2016: WISeKey has retained ACXIT Capital Partners as arranger & placement agent for the CHF 60 million SSF (German only)

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14 January 2016: Succesful completion of M&A process for Tempex GmbH due to ACXIT Recovery Management (German only)

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21 December 2015: ACXIT secures EUR 21m for Neuffer Fenster + Türen GmbH / fenster.com (German only)

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10 December 2015: ACXIT advised Facelift on Acquisition of Socialbench (German only)

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October 2015: Christian Nicolas Bächstädt & Dr. Daniel Kiechle, ACXIT Recovery, in the M&A-Review: Analysis of the stationary healthcare market. (German only)

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27 May 2015: Extract from GrowthCons panel discussion with Christian Ramme and Andreas Thümmler about chances and opportunities of IPOs by German high-growth companies. (German only)

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29 April 2015: Article „Metz-Werke saved“ featuring ACXIT Recovery Management (German only)

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28 April 2015: Acquisition of Metz TV Division in Germany by Chinese Group Skyworth

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05 April 2015: Article on “Why corporations often fail as incubators” featuring Andreas Thümmler, Managing Partner ACXIT Capital Partners (German only)

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30 March 2015: WISeKey engages the Equity Group as investor relations counsel

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23 March 2015: Andreas Thümmler’s column in German VC-magazin: Fintech takes off (German only)

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9 March 2015: Interview with Johannes Lucas and Andreas Thümmler in the VentureCapital Magazin (German only).

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27 February 2015: M&A-Consultants Acxit Capital Management and CFP to merge

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Newsletters

Frankfurt, December 2017: ACXIT Newsletter Christmas 2017

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Frankfurt, December 2017: ACXIT Newsletter December 2017

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Frankfurt, September 2017: ACXIT Newsletter September 2017

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Frankfurt, December 2016: ACXIT Newsletter Christmas 2016

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Frankfurt, December 2016: ACXIT Newsletter December 2016

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Frankfurt, September 2016: ACXIT Newsletter September 2016

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Frankfurt, August 2016: ACXIT Newsletter August 2016

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Frankfurt, July 2016: ACXIT Newsletter July 2016

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Frankfurt, May 2016: ACXIT Newsletter May 2016 – Industry Focus: Health Care

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Frankfurt, April 2016: ACXIT Newsletter April 2016

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Frankfurt, March 2016: ACXIT Newsletter March 2016

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Frankfurt, February 2016: ACXIT Newsletter February 2016

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Frankfurt, May 2015: ACXIT Newsletter May 2015

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