linx4 announces strategic growth investment from CCAP
Updated: Jan 17
Vienna, Austria – Januay 2023
linx4, the leading Pay-per-Use financing provider for industrial equipment today announced a strategic growth investment from CCAP, a technology focused investment firm.
linx4 provides a new flexible way of equipment financing, which offers significant benefits to equipment buyers and equipment builders (OEMs). The solution allows to link flexible financing payments to actual equipment utilization levels enabled by Industrial IoT technology, machine data and secure connectivity to transform fixed into variable costs as well as an off-balance sheet acquisition for companies reporting under IFRS. The strategic growth investment will allow linx4 to further scale its business across Europe and meet the significant demand for its innovative financing solution. Existing investors also participated in the growth financing.
“We are very excited to share the next stage of our journey with the CCAP team, who bring a deep understanding of data, software as well as a wealth of financial and operational experience to linx4. The partnership and the incremental capital will support linx4 in its next growth phase”, said Paul Bruckberger, founder and Co-CEO of linx4.
Peter Oser, former banking and insurance executive, angel investor and Co-CEO of linx4, said, “The investment by CCAP and continuing shareholder support validates linx4’s unique value proposition and exceptional track record with our fully digital integrated financing technology (instant click, price & finance). We will further scale the linx4 platform across Europe, expand our OEM partnerships and scale the underwriting and portfolio management teams.”
Christopher Caesar of CCAP said, “We are excited to work with Peter, Paul and the linx4 team who combine a unique and differentiated set of skills, which bridges industrial IoT, data and financing capabilities to offer linx4’s clients its innovative financing solution in a fast-evolving industry. We look forward to leveraging our network and experience to support linx4’s plans for future growth.”
CCAP is a Frankfurt, Germany based BaFin registered investment and advisory firm founded by Christopher Caesar and Sebastian Hess. The firm focusses on technology, software, data and tech enabled industries where it leverages its experience and operating partners to help companies execute their strategic initiatives. CCAP partners with companies and management teams to provide bespoke capital and advisory value add solutions to accelerate growth. For more information about CCAP, please visit https://ccap.co.
About linx4 linx4 is a disruptive Fintech combining Industrial IoT, data and financing capabilities to offer clients Pay-per-Use financing solutions. Equipment buyers can choose a level of flexibility to manage cash flow, margins, and risk – if equipment is used less, equipment buyers pay less thereby matching instalments to utilization levels. The solution also qualifies as off- balance sheet purchase under IFRS16. For OEMs linx4’s solution adds a flexible financing alternative to their sales and Equipment-as-a-Service (EaaS) offerings. linx4 has over 40 OEM partners including recently announced partnerships with ENGEL one of the leading global injection molding machine manufacturers, Kelvion, a global leading producer of heat exchangers to offer Heatexchange-as-a-Service and WEINIG one of the largest wood processing machine producers to offer Woodworking-as-a-Service. For more information about linx4, please visit https://www.linx4.io or get in touch (details below).
For any information, please contact our Head of Sales & Marketing - Lara Hubmann.
Head of Sales and Marketing in linx4
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