AURELIUS Growth Investments IT services group connexta acquires Brinova Systemhaus GmbH

14.07.2022

AURELIUS Growth Investments IT services group connexta acquires Brinova Systemhaus GmbH

  • Acquisition of an IT service provider focused on high-availability IT infrastructures
  • Strengthened market position in northern Germany
  • Successful implementation of Buy and Build Strategy

On July 8, 2022, connexta GmbH ("connexta"), a portfolio company of AURELIUS Wachstumskapital SE & Co. KG (“AURELIUS Growth Investments”), acquired Brinova Systemhaus GmbH (“Brinova”). Brinova focuses on the planning, implementation and support of high-availability IT infrastructures. The acquisition of Brinova, as the sixth acquisition of connexta, is in line with AURELIUS Growth Investments' strategy of actively expanding its portfolio companies through strategic acquisitions of other market participants.

Nico Vitense, Managing Partner at AURELIUS Growth Investments, said: "Brinova is an established IT service provider in the field of high-availability infrastructures. With its service portfolio, the company fits very well with connexta and strengthens our market position in northern Germany. We and all connexta group companies are very much looking forward to working with the managing directors Martin Hammer and Marcus Kröger as well as their experienced team."
„We decided to join connexta because of its promising future prospects and positive entrepreneurial culture. We are looking forward to working with our sister companies, especially to complete our service portfolio towards our customers in the field of hybrid cloud and security”, Marcus Kröger and Martin Hammer, managing directors and shareholders of Brinvoa, added. 

The transaction was managed by Nico Vitense (Managing Partner) and Saskia Puschmann (Investment Manager) from AURELIUS Growth Investments, as well as by Christian Schaub (Managing Director) from connexta. The team was supported by Moore Rhein-Ruhr (Frank Honig, Financial and Tax Due Diligence) and Kuzaj Wittmann & Partner (Hans-Jörg Wittmann, Legal Due Diligence and Legal Advice).

About Brinova Systemhaus GmbH
Brinova Systemhaus GmbH is based in Oldenburg and specializes in the planning, implementation and support of high-availability IT infrastructures. The company was founded in 2011 and especially focuses on the topics security, virtualization, storage, high availability and license management.

About connexta GmbH
connexta GmbH is an IT services group that primarily focuses on IT services for German SMEs in the areas of multi-cloud services, IT security, managed services, and modern workplace. connexta achieves a turnover of approx. € 70 million at its nine locations in Kempten, Augsburg, Bremen, Oldenburg, Paderborn, Wiesbaden, Munich, Ansbach and Passau.

Contact persons on the Brinova transaction

Nico Vitense                                        
Managing Partner                                   
Mobil: +49 162 239 00 70                       
              

Saskia Puschmann
Investment Manager
Mobil: +49 162 4141 328

Contact person connexta

Christian Schaub
Managing Director
Mobil: +49 172 245 42 46