AURELIUS acquires Marcus Transport with HF Private Debt

11. Septem­ber 2019

Munich — AURELIUS Growth Capi­tal acqui­res Marcus Trans­port with HF Private Debt. — Shear­man & Ster­ling advi­sed HF Private Debt on the finan­cing of the acqui­si­tion of Marcus Trans­port by AURELIUS Growth Capital.

Marcus Trans­port GmbH is a medium-sized company in the field of indus­trial services based in Wupper­tal. The focus is on the execu­tion of indus­trial assem­blies, machine rentals (espe­ci­ally fork­lifts, mobile cranes and lifting plat­forms), special logi­stics as well as main­ten­ance and service of indus­trial trucks. Around 100 employees at the head­quar­ters in Wupper­tal are respon­si­ble for hand­ling these tasks. The family busi­ness was foun­ded in the 1930s.

As part of the AURELIUS Group, AURELIUS Growth Capi­tal focu­ses on buyouts/succession solu­ti­ons and on the acqui­si­tion of parts of larger medium-sized compa­nies and groups (spin-offs).

HF Debt GmbH ( acts as exclu­sive advi­sor to the Luxe­m­­bourg-based HF Private Debt fund, SCSp. The fund specia­li­zes in provi­ding private debt finan­cing for medium-sized compa­nies and provi­des support in the case of growth finan­cing, succes­sion solu­ti­ons and buy-outs by private equity inves­tors. The geogra­phi­cal focus is on German, Western and Nort­hern Euro­pean compa­nies with a history of seve­ral years.

The Shear­man & Ster­ling team included Part­ner Dr. Matthias Weis­sin­ger and Tran­sac­tion Specia­list Deniz Alkanli (both Germany-Finance).

About HF Debt GmbH
HF Debt GmbH, based in Hano­ver, Germany, is the exclu­sive advi­sor to the HF Private Debt Fund, SCSp, which specia­li­zes in provi­ding private debt finan­cing to middle-market companies.

HF Debt also provi­des access to the private debt finan­cing market, espe­ci­ally for smal­ler compa­nies with finan­cing requi­re­ments of EUR 4 to 20 million. With a clear focus on the DACH region, HF Debt invests in compa­nies with a history of seve­ral years in the case of growth finan­cing, succes­sion solu­ti­ons as well as buy-outs by private equity investors.

About Shear­man & Sterling
Shear­man & Ster­ling is an inter­na­tio­nal law firm with 23 offices in 13 count­ries and appro­xi­m­ately 850 lawy­ers. In Germany, Shear­man & Ster­ling is repre­sen­ted at the Frank­furt office. The firm is one of the inter­na­tio­nal market leaders in advi­sing on complex cross-border tran­sac­tions. World­wide, Shear­man & Ster­ling prima­rily advi­ses inter­na­tio­nal corpo­ra­ti­ons and large natio­nal compa­nies, finan­cial insti­tu­ti­ons, and large mid-sized compa­nies. For more infor­ma­tion, visit

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