Partner for the German-speaking “Mittelstand”

Partner for the German-speaking “Mittelstand”
We are true partners for the SME sector (“Mittelstand”) and solely invest in the German-speaking region

Market leaders

Market leaders
With more than 90 transactions realised since 2001, AUCTUS has established itself as the leading private equity firm in that sector in Germany

Entrepreneurial leadership

Entrepreneurial leadership
AUCTUS is a partnership of entrepreneurs and in every transaction the team invests significant funds alongside its investors

Growth-oriented

Growth-oriented
Together with management teams, AUCTUS strives to increase the value of a company by achieving sales and earnings growth

Specialists for buy-and-build strategies

Specialists for buy-and-build strategies
AUCTUS is specialised in the execution of roll-up strategies in fragmented markets and has built a tremendous track record over time

A reliable partner

A reliable partner
AUCTUS is a preferred partner in transactions given our best-in-class reliability and proficiency in transaction projects as well as close coordination with decision makers

Experienced team

Experienced team
12 investment professionals drawing on cumulative 80 years of Private Equity experience

Industry experts

Industry experts
Deep network, experience in key industry sectors

Award-winning team

Award-winning team
AUCTUS again was awarded the Gold Award for the best LBO fund in Germany, Austria and Switzerland at the 2015 ‚Private Equity Exchange‘

AUCTUS Capital Partners

With more than 90 transactions realised since 2001, AUCTUS has established itself as the leading private equity firm for the German-speaking SME sector (“Mittelstand“). We seek majority interests in companies, e.g. in succession and corporate spin-off situations, and pursue roll-up/buy and build strategies.

Based on the Latin word “AUCTUS”, our company name represents our entrepreneurial mind-set focusing on “sustainable growth”. Together with management teams, we strive to increase the value of a company by achieving sales and earnings growth.

AUCTUS is a partnership of entrepreneurs.

What we do

You would like to remain a shareholder while diversifying your personal assets
Owner’s buyout
You are looking to plan the succession of your company and turn your attention to other interests
Selling your business
You would like to acquire competitors and generate more growth
Growth capital
The owners of your business are looking to sell their shares and you as a manager aim to acquire them
Management buyout