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Blackster is an independent Munich-based investment firm, with a portfolio of successful and impactful businesses. We are a private equity firm and focus on initiating club deals in special tactical situations. Together we create dynamic and competitive business models.
Blackster is an independent Munich-based investment firm, with a portfolio of successful and impactful businesses. We are a private equity firm and focus on initiating club deals in special tactical situations. Together we create dynamic and competitive business models.
Kappus
Europe’s leading soap and skincare manufacturer specializing in development and production.
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Ventures
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Kappus
Europe’s leading soap and skincare manufacturer specializing in development and production.
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Octoscreen
Property monitoring software for the retail sector. The software creates reports on legal risks about the location.
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PATOffice
Software for monitoring and researching intellectual property; legal advisory services for businesses.
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Polaroo
A platform that enables its users to manage, optimize and standardize household bills and other monthly expenses.
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Kappus soap factory

Our specialists helped Kappus resolve its pain points in sales, reinstating them as a skincare industry leader in Europe.

Octoscreen dashboard

Octoscreen makes it easy to open and maintain facilities for retail business, and we make it easy for them to innovate and manage challenges that lie ahead.

PATOffice dashboard

Patent management made easy. We connected Europatent’s 70 years of experience with cutting-edge technologies to create the most reliable IP management platform in the market.

Polaroo UI

Polaroo is a free app to manage your finances. Using it, users can save money on household bills, organize paperwork, and keep track of all monthly costs, including online services, rent, and utilities.

We guide ventures and empower
ideas through considerate strategy

01
Examine
We listen to your company’s leadership to identify key skills and pain points, in order to find the best approach to establish a scalable business model.

02
Build Up
Upon establishing the business model, we work hand-in-hand with local management and provide support with our extensive network of partners and experts.
03
Lift Off
As soon as the company is successfully positioned on the market, we assist with securing additional funding to catalyze its growth. We are committed to finding an investor who matches your vision and strategy.
Our Method
01
Restructuring Phase
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-  Interim Management
-  Liquidity Management
-  Silent Reserves
-  Receivables Management
-  Creditor Management
-  Executive Coaching
-  Quick-Check Digitalization

Stabilisation of the Business Operations

02
Optimization
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-  Process Optimization
-  Location Optimization
-  Price Negotiations
-  Personnel Structure
-  Cost Efficiency
-  Out-Sourcing
-  Carve-Out
-  Sale-And-Lease-Back
-  Communication

Restructuring and Profitability Optimisation

03
Strategy
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-  Vision & Mission
-  Digital Processes & Strategy
-  Corporate Identity
-  Marketing & Distribution
-  Customer Needs
-  Target Audience
-  Geographic Market
-  Leadership Team Guidance
-  OKR & Culture
-  Human Capital Management

Realignment and Strategic Organization

04
Finance
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-  Working Capital
-  Cash Management
-  Factoring
-  Refinancing
-  Tax Optimization
-  Funding
-  Use of Digital Possibilities

Optimisation of the Capital Structure

05
Innovation
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-  Research & Development
-  Product Innovation
-  Process Innovation
-  Patent Protection
-  Lighthouse Projects
-  Employer Branding
-  Technology Setup
-  Application of the Blackster     Building Blocks

Innovations that Follow the Defined Strategy

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Growth
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-  Strategic Acquisitions
-  Consolidation
-  Expansion
-  Exit

Strategic Continuation of the Company

About us

-  Interim Management
-  Liquidity Management
-  Silent Reserves
-  Receivables Management
-  Creditor Management
-  Executive Coaching
-  Quick-Check Digitalization

Stabilisation of the Business Operations

-  Process Optimization
-  Location Optimization
-  Price Negotiations
-  Personnel Structure
-  Cost Efficiency
-  Out-Sourcing
-  Carve-Out
-  Sale-And-Lease-Back
-  Communication

Restructuring and Profitability Optimisation

-  Vision & Mission
-  Digital Processes & Strategy
-  Corporate Identity
-  Marketing & Distribution
-  Customer Needs
-  Target Audience
-  Geographic Market
-  Leadership Team Guidance
-  OKR & Culture
-  Human Capital Management

Realignment and Strategic Organization

-  Working Capital
-  Cash Management
-  Factoring
-  Refinancing
-  Tax Optimization
-  Funding
-  Use of Digital Possibilities

Optimisation of the Capital Structure

-  Research & Development
-  Product Innovation
-  Process Innovation
-  Patent Protection
-  Lighthouse Projects
-  Employer Branding
-  Technology Setup
-  Application of the Blackster     Building Blocks

Innovations that Follow the Defined Strategy

-  Strategic Acquisitions
-  Consolidation
-  Expansion
-  Exit

Strategic Continuation of the Company

Investment Focus
01 Turnaround

Turnarounds and investments in companies in special situations are usually referred to us through the Insolvency Administration or consultants. Nevertheless, we are also happy to receive inquiries and project ideas that satisfy our investment criteria.

  • 1We work with any industry
  • 2Insolvency procedures have been started
  • 3Company is from the DACH countries
  • 4Majority stake / Full takeover
  • 5Annual turnover from €10M to €100M
  • 5Proof of concept
  • 5The opportunity for scalability
02 Early-Stage

We are a private equity firm and focus on tactical special situations, for this reason we also look at interesting venture capital cases with our subsidiary. We believe in synergies of the old and new corporate world. Please feel free to contact our venture team at Blackster Ventures directly.

    ventures@blackster-capital.com

Investments for the future