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Munich-based biotech company Genomatix AG sold to market-leading listed corporation

Munich, 29th October 2018. Attorney Rolf G. Pohlmann was able to sell Genomatix AG to a listed market leader within the biotech industry from outside Europe in the course of a transferred restructuring.

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ACXIT Capital Partners exclusively advises casualfood GmbH and its shareholders on the strategic partnership with ORIOR AG

Frankfurt, 26th October 2018. ACXIT Capital Partners exclusively advises casualfood GmbH (“casualfood”), one of Germany’s leading operators of innovative travel catering concepts, and its shareholders on the strategic partnership with Swiss food and beverage group ORIOR AG (“ORIOR”).

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ACXIT Capital Partners advises medpex on the trade sale of its e-commerce activities to Zur Rose Group

  • Link between mail-order activities of medpex and Zur Rose subsidiary DocMorris
  • Additional growth opportunities due to outstandingly complementary activities
  • The founders and managers of medpex will continue to lead the activities and will become shareholders in the Zur Rose Group AG

Frankfurt, 18 October 2018. medpex, the third biggest online pharmacy in Germany, is bundling its activities with Swiss company Zur Rose Group AG. With this step, medpex is setting the basis to continue its successful growth trajectory at a high pace in the future and play a proactive role in market consolidation. The outstandingly complementary activities of medpex and Zur Rose subsidiary DocMorris create additional growth opportunities for both companies. Customers will benefit from an even broader product range and from additional services. The founders and managers of medpex will also become shareholders in Zur Rose Group AG as part of the transaction.

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ACXIT CAPITAL PARTNERS WELCOMES NEXT-GEN MOBILITY SPECIALIST MICHAEL BRECHT

Frankfurt, 04 October 2018. ACXIT Capital Partners, one of the leading corporate finance and investment advisory firms in Europe, is pleased to announce the addition of senior industry advisor Michael Brecht to its newly established next-gen mobility practice. He is one of the bespoken industry experts in next generation mobility topics with special focus on smart mobility, e-mobility, startup financing and strategic growth.

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ACXIT CAPITAL PARTNERS EXCLUSIVELY ADVISES WICKEDER WESTFALENSTAHL ON MANAGEMENT BUY-OUT OF DEUTSCHE NICKEL GROUP

Frankfurt, 03 August 2018. ACXIT Capital Partners exclusively advised Wickeder Westfalenstahl GmbH, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of clad flat products, on the Management Buy-Out (MBO) of Deutsche Nickel Group.

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ACXIT Capital Partners advises Paracelsus-Kliniken on the successful sale to the investment holding Porterhouse

Frankfurt, 15 May 2018. On 19 April 2018, the family-owned investment holding Porterhouse Group AG reached an agreement to acquire Paracelsus-Kliniken.

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Seven at a stroke – within four months all operational business units of the REMAG Group were successfully sold to three different investors

Munich, 26th April 2018. REMAG AG sells the operational business units of its subsidiaries HAGMEYER Stahlcenter GmbH with its sites in Geislingen and Göppingen, BTM Bewehrungstechnik GmbH and STAHL Ehrenfriedersdorf GmbH & Co. KG to the Sülzle Stahlpartner Group, Rosenfeld; the REMAG AG subsidiaries Soest and REMAG Stahl Distribution and Service GmbH, Nuremberg are taken over by Indian Steel Mont GmbH, Düsseldorf and PVG Kaltprofile Verarbeitungstechnik GmbH & Co KG is acquired by Wickeder Profile Walzwerke GmbH, Wickede. Thus for all seven operational business units, a new perspective was found within the shortest time.

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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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Press Clippings

11 March 2019: “We need globalization” – Interview with ACXIT’s Managing Partner Andreas Thümmler regarding growth drivers published in Venture Capital Magazin (German only)

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23 February 2019: “ACXIT Capital Partners opens office in New York” – published in M&A Review (German only)

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15 February 2019: “Bavarian power supplier: BEV customers to switch to Gleiss client Lichtblick” – published in JUVE (German only)

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6 February 2019: “M&A Advisory ACXIT opens Office in New York” – published in FINANCE Magazin (German only)

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1 February 2019: “We need more Investment Banking Made in Germany” – Interview with legendary Tech M&A banker Andreas Thümmler published in Going Public Magazin (German only)

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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 2018: ACXIT Newsletter Christmas 2018

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Frankfurt, December 2018: ACXIT Healthcare Newsletter December 2018

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Frankfurt, May 2018: ACXIT Healthcare Newsletter May 2018

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Frankfurt, February 2018: ACXIT Healthcare Newsletter February 2018

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Frankfurt, December 2017: ACXIT Newsletter Christmas 2017

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Frankfurt, December 2017: ACXIT Healthcare 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, 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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