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Minority stake – realized 2008


SimonsVoss is the market and technology leader in the area of digital locking and access control systems for public, business and private buildings.

Brockhaus Private Equity acquired a minority interest in SimonsVoss in May 2001. The company subsequently expanded internationally, establishing new offices in Singapore, Dubai, the Netherlands, the UK, France and Austria. In addition, the company Armatix, a high-tech company developing and marketing digital safety systems for handguns and firearms (smart gun solutions), was founded and was then spun off in March 2005.

Brockhaus Private Equity’s stakeholding was sold to the company’s majority shareholder in January 2008. Today, the company is held by HgCapital.