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Rautenberg & Company advises Maxburg Capital Partners on the investment in Securepoint.

The team around Jens Moritz advised Maxburg Capital Partners on the investment in Securepoint GmbH. The closing took place on September 10, 2018.

Maxburg Capital Partners is an investment management company focused on the German speaking market. Set up by three partners with long standing track records as entrepreneurs and investors in public and private equity, Maxburg concentrates on long-term investments with the aim of lasting and successful value creation. Maxburg is able to draw on an exceptionally flexible investment mandate and invests in privately owned as well as in publicly listed companies, using a broad range of equity and quasi-equity means (straight equity to mezzanine and related options). With the latest transaction Maxburg is increasing its commitment in the fast growing and highly attractive market for cybersecurity, after the first investment into the software company Paterva.

Securepoint GmbH, located in Lüneburg, is the German market leader for the development of professional „Unified Threat Management“ solutions. Worldwide, more than 50,000 networks are protected by Securepoint solutions. Securepoint as the largest German provider of these solutions offers high-quality protection also in the cloud area as „Security as a Service“. The portfolio is completed by email archiving (UMA), access protection for networks and simple protection of secure WLAN connections (BYOD), a management system for all solutions and a variety of training opportunities. Typical customers are medium-sized companies.

The team of Rautenberg & Company advised and supported the buyer during the investment process by preparing a study regarding market and competition, covering international and national developments of the IT security market.

 Rautenberg & Company advises Maxburg Capital Partners on the investment in Securepoint.

Quick Facts

Date

  • September 2018

Maxburg Capital Partners

  • Investment management company focused on the German speaking market
  • Concentration on long-term investments in profitable medium-sized companies with a view towards lasting and sustainable value creation
  • Fund volume of EUR 600 Mio., with RAG-Stiftung acting as anchor investor
  • Securepoint is the ninth investment of Maxburg

Securepoint GmbH

  • German market leader for professional „Unified Threat Management“ (UTM) solutions
  • Since inception 1997 constant growth; average of 30% during the last years
  • Headquartered in Lüneburg with three branches, approx. 130 employees
  • Member of the initiative „IT Security made in Germany” of the German IT security association TeleTrusT

Deal Size

  • Undisclosed

Services

  • Preparation of a comprehensive study regarding market and competition in IT security
  • Analysis of global developments as well as market dynamics in Europe and Germany

Team

  • Jens Moritz, Managing Partner
  • Eike Gerrit Büllingen, Director