INVESTMENT ADVISORY FOR SMALL-
& MEDIUM-SIZED COMPANIES

We are specialized in the preparation, structuring and execution of complex financial transactions.

AbOUT Praetorius CapitAl

Praetorius Capital is an independent owner-managed investment advisory company providing advice and support to companies and investors concerning M&A transactions, including the entire acquisition and sales process of company holdings and real estate projects.


Furthermore we provide a range of services tailored to the requirements of corporate finance, including capital procurement services and custom financing approaches.


Praetorius Capital prides itself by offering a comprehensive range of additional client services like managing or outsourcing their entire investment endeavours.

 

OUR SERVICES

As an independent investment advisory firm, we are specialists for the preparation, structuring and execution of complex financial transactions. Additionally we procure the right financing of said transactions. 


We closely work with a wide network of national and international industry specialists, investors, banks and corporations. We work on all of our projects under strict discretion and do not disclose any details publicly.


The managing director of Praetorius Capital is Sebastian Pötzsch.

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS / M&A

Praetorius Capital provides M&A Advisory among small- and medium-sized corporations.


BUY-SIDE 
Praetorius Capital supports investors in their search for relevant companies in the German SME sector. If the client wishes Praetorius Capital can manage the entire transaction process.

SELL-SIDE 
Praetorius Capital supports SME`s with the sale of their company – be it out of strategic, financially motivated or company succession reasons. We conduct the entire sales-process from searching for investors until finalizing the actual sale.


The modular Praetorius Capital M&A Approach 

  • We have developed a modular M&A approach that can be customised to our clients needs.
  • Our method is holistic and includes standard M&A service components such as “target search”, “due diligence”, “evaluation” and “negotiation”, as well as complex components like “post-merger-integration-programs”.
  • Our holistic approach comprehensively covers all parts of planning and implementing the transaction of our client.
  • Our team has extensive experience in transaction management and can utilize its expert knowledge in all of our fields of operations.
  • To work closely with our clients tax advisors, chartered accountants/auditors, lawyers and/or the employee is common practice for us.

Corporate Financing

Procurement of Capital:

Praetorius Capital offers individual and tailor made financing solutions for its SME clients. We conduct the structuring, procure the financing and organize the operative implementation. Our extensive network of national and international private and commercial investors allows us to offer our holistic work approach.


Capital procurement itself plays a vital role when it comes to acquire companies and is often key to successfully settle transactions.


Utilizing the Praetorius Capital modular approach it becomes increasingly more efficient to integrate the capital procurement component into the M&A process.

LOan capital

Bank Financing

  • Debt structuring
  • Financing of working capital / current account lines
  • Growth financing


Bonds

  • Industry bonds
  • Commercial Papers
  • SME bonds
  • High-yield-bonds


Equity

Equity Financing

  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital (incl. smart money)
  • Family Offices
  • IPO


Mezzanine Kapital

  • Expansion financing
  • Management buyout
  • Acquisition financing
  • Development financing


Procurement of short-term liquidity

Sale & Lease Back

  • Facilities and machinery
  • Commercial real estate
  • Software licenses


Working Capital Optimization

  • Cash/transaction management
  • Sale of receivables
  • Inventory reduction
  • Process optimization

Praetorius Capital develops and execute funding models  & solutions for Start-ups and provides the founders with corresponding management support throughout their growth plan. Our tailor-made solutions for Startups are:


Consulting

  • Business Model Check
  • Financial Modelling
  • Target Operating Model Design
  • Business Plan Optimization


Funding

  • Procurement of investors- and Business-Angels
  • Decision- and negotiation support

Immobilien Transaktionen

No matter what asset class our clients want to invest in, we support them throughout the entire investment process: from the identification of acquisition targets, throughout an entire Due Diligence process, over the negotiation procedure towards structuring the transaction as well as its financing.


Our experienced transaction specialists work strongly together with our client’s advisors and/ or family offices in order to guarantee an optimal and holistic execution of the respective investment approach.


Regarding Real Estate Investments, we cover the following services:


REAL-ESTATE BUY-SIDE

  • Individual search for objects depending on each clients investment criteria
  • Real estate valuations
  • Due Diligence (financial, tax, commercial, technical and if required legal)
  • Acquisition financing
  • Negotiations for purchases & completing the purchase
  • Structured hand-overs to asset managers


REAL-ESTATE SELL-SIDE 

  • Real estate valuations
  • Sales consulting
  • Buyer and investment search, prospecting, as well as standard brokerage services
  • Negotiations for sales & completing the sale


MANAGEMENT AND  OUTSOURCING OF THE ENTIRE INVESTMENT- /TRANSACTION-PROCESS

We do not only accompany you over the whole transaction process – you can even outplace it completely to Praetorius Capital : from the general conception / object search to the conduct of negotiations to the operative implementation up to the structuring and procurement of a construction or acquisition financing ( see capital funding ).

 

Management Team

Sebastian Pötzsch

Sebastian Pötzsch has several years of experience in management consulting as well as in the finance and real estate sector . Mister Pötzsch worked for Accenture Strategy as well as for Deloitte Consulting what enabled him to collect a huge amount of experiences as a project manager in banking.


Furthermore, Mister Pötzsch has a master in General Management from the European Business School (EBS) , Oestrich-Winkel .

Amongst other things , he is responsible for the various business areas like real estates transactions , the conduct of negotiations, the structuring of financial solutions , real estate financing as well as business development besides his function as the CEO and General Manager at Praetorius Capital GmbH.

Jennifer Nathalie Fleck

Jennifer Nathalie Fleck has a bachelor degree in Marketing (B.A.) from the Macromedia University in Munich, as well as a degree in business English from Cambridge Institute.

Misses Fleck was dependent for the marketing strategy of diverse companies and private persons.

Furthermore she managed the global business development of the fashion brand Philipp Plein and was in charge of a high class hotel in Berlin.

In the meantime , Misses Fleck conducts an own company of property management of a variety of residential - and rental houses in Munich.

In her function as a partner at Praetorius Capital GmbH , she is dependent on the business area of real estate transactions . Besides that , she supports the business development in the sector of capital acquisition through her international network of leading investors and she besides that she takes care of the clients in consulting activities.


Matthias Till

Matthias Till has more than 10 years experience in mergers & acquisitions, investment banking and strategy consulting. He has worked at Lehman Brothers and had multiple leadership positions at Ernst & Young, Accenture and Deloitte. Mr Till accompanied some of the largest transactions in the German speaking market within the last 10 years. In this context he was working for banks, large corporates and private equity clients.

Mr Till has a large network of investor and private equity contacts.

Mr Till has a master in economics and an MBA of the London Business School.

As CEO and General Manager he is responsible for M&A and capital acquisition.

 
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