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We invest in innovation and technology leaders.

Which are highly profitable, scalable and fast growing.

Value.
Made in Germany.

 
Long-term succession solutions aimed at preserving the independence, identity and location of your company.

For 20 years, we have built a reputation for investing in innovation and technology leaders – especially among entrepreneurs who seek to place the future of their companies into responsible hands.

BCM AG convinces through a long-term investment approach without predetermined exits as well as a high degree of flexibility. Furthermore, we offer an unrivalled degree of commitment, since our team holds a significant stake in BCM AG.

Time and again, entrepreneurs have been telling us that we speak their language like no one else and that a partnership with us is one between equals.

We are a technology holding that will support you at all times and without fail with its entire network, both as a shareholder and sparring partner. Visionary thinking, speed and creativity are the traits that set us apart.

You are an entrepreneur – so are we!

Contact us: entrepreneurs@bcm-ag.com
It’s all about management.

The success of a company is determined and supported by the personal drive of its managers. This is one of our creeds, and it has been borne out time and again in the many years since we have been in business. For this reason, we make sure that management teams are highly motivated and have a proven track record of success.

Does that appeal to you? Are you keen on taking companies to the next level? Or are you, as a manager, looking for a partner for a joint company takeover? Then you should talk to us. Because, as a manager of an innovation leader, you can achieve a great deal in a short space of time by working with us, and you will benefit twofold – through remuneration possibilities beyond those of comparable positions and through direct participation in value added. Success lies in your hands.

Are you ready for one of the most interesting challenges in SMEs?

Contact us: managers@bcm-ag.com

ABOUT US

 
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Recognizing potential for growth earlier and participating longer.

BCM AG as a technology holding acquires and holds majority stakes in growth companies in the German speaking region. Over the past 20 years, we have built a successful track record in this segment.

Our success is based on outstanding people, a special understanding of innovation- and technology-driven business models as well as a clear, consistently pursued strategy.

We invest in fast-growing companies with exciting technologies before they come into the spotlight. As a strategic partner, we then help our portfolio companies to master the typical challenges of growth. We assist in topics such as international expansion, professionalization of management and development of growth-capable organizational structures. Our experience and our network are unique added values from which our investments benefit to a high degree.

As a holding company in the form of a stock corporation, we offer investors the opportunity to participate in this value development.

Even better than growth is sustainable growth.

SHAREHOLDINGS

 

Palas – experts for aerosol technology

Palas GmbH is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-precision devices for generating, measuring and characterizing particles in air. With a multitude of patents, Palas develops technologically leading and certified fine dust and nanoparticle measuring instruments, aerosol spectrometers, -generators and -sensors as well as related systems and software solutions. Demand for Palas’ products is driven among others by increasing air pollution and strengthened perception of accompanying health risks. Palas has approximately 70 employees, based at the firm’s headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany and since December 2018, has been part of BCM Group.

› Visit Palas

TEAM

 
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Marco Brockhaus

Chairman of the Board / CEO

Marco Brockhaus has been a successful investor for more than 20 years. He is managing director and owner of Brockhaus Private Equity GmbH, which he founded in the year 2000 and since then has managed and advised three private equity fund generations with total capital of approx. € 300 million. Marco Brockhaus has held numerous supervisory and advisory board positions in portfolio companies from various industry sectors. Furthermore, from 2011 to 2015, he was a member of the board of the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK) where he was responsible for the mid-cap division. From 1997 to 2000, Marco Brockhaus invested in growth companies and buy-out transactions as a manager with 3i. In 1995, he started his professional career in the corporate finance division of Rothschild.

Marco Brockhaus graduated from Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, in 1994 with a degree in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann).

Dr. Marcel Wilhelm

Member of the Board / Legal Counsel

Dr. Marcel Wilhelm is responsible for all legal and administrative matters at BCM AG. He has been with Brockhaus Private Equity GmbH since 2006 and became a Managing Director in 2012. He is a lawyer specializing in corporate and tax law and previously headed the team for international clients at Rödl & Partner Germany.

He graduated from the University of Passau and has been a member of the Munich Bar Association since 2001. In 2006 he received his doctorate in media law and politics.

Georg Ganghofer

Head of Investments

Georg Ganghofer leads the investment team of BCM AG and is responsible for the development of investment opportunities, the management of M&A processes as well as the strategic and operative support of the investments. He has been part of the Brockhaus Private Equity GmbH team since 2013.

Georg Ganghofer graduated from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in 2013 with a Master's degree in Business Engineering.

Harald Henning

Head of Controlling

Harald Henning is responsible for the reporting of BCM AG and their subsidiaries. He has been with Brockhaus Private Equity since 2014 and previously was M&A advisor with Lincoln International and IKB Deutsche Industriebank as well as an audit associate at Ernst & Young.

In 2009 he graduated as Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Mannheim and Leeds University Business School.

Marco Brockhaus

Chairman of the Board / CEO

Marco Brockhaus has been a successful investor for more than 20 years. He is managing director and owner of Brockhaus Private Equity GmbH, which he founded in the year 2000 and since then has managed and advised three private equity fund generations with total capital of approx. € 300 million. Marco Brockhaus has held numerous supervisory and advisory board positions in portfolio companies from various industry sectors. Furthermore, from 2011 to 2015, he was a member of the board of the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVK) where he was responsible for the mid-cap division. From 1997 to 2000, Marco Brockhaus invested in growth companies and buy-out transactions as a manager with 3i. In 1995, he started his professional career in the corporate finance division of Rothschild.

Marco Brockhaus graduated from Julius-Maximilians-University, Würzburg, in 1994 with a degree in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann).

   

29.07.2019

Palas® founds advisory board

 
02.07.2019

Palas GmbH: Expansion of the Management with Chief Sales Officer Dr. Daniel Auer

 
04.03.2019

FAZ: Dr. Maximilian Weiß von der Palas GmbH im Unternehmergespräch

 
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Only those who do not rest on their laurels will be successful in the long run.

CONTACT

 

For further information

Brockhaus Capital Management AG
Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 6
D-60313 Frankfurt am Main
T +49 (0) 69 20 43 40 90
F +49 (0) 69 20 43 40 971
info@bcm-ag.com

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