AURELIUS acquires Marcus Transport with HF Private Debt
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 (www.hf-debt.de) 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 www.shearman.com.