Satnews Daily
September 16th, 2014

Signalhorn + Metric Capital Partners (MCP)—Funding Affinity (Business—Finance)

[SatNews] Signalhorn has announced that Metric Capital Partners (MCP), a European private equity firm, has provided capital that will allow Signalhorn to expand its global operations into new markets.

Signalhorn is a privately held company that provides highly secure, customized communication solutions using satellite, terrestrial and wireless connectivity from its technical centers in Backnang, Germany and Leuk, Switzerland. The Company’s customers include a wide range of government agencies, energy firms, retail and banking networks, and other private enterprises worldwide.

Phil Dougall, Partner of MCP, said, “Our investment provides the Company with the necessary capital to execute its growth strategy and take advantage of the opportunities in today’s telecommunications market.”

Robert Kubbernus, CEO of Signalhorn, said, “MCP’s investment comes at an exciting time in the history of Signalhorn. With this investment, we are in a strong position to capitalize on the changes in the telecommunications and satellite industry while continuing to offer the secure, flexible and reliable services customers depend on.”

John Sinik, Managing Partner of Metric Capital, said the financing of Signalhorn constitutes the maiden investment of MCP’s second fund. “This investment is fully in line with our investment strategy and clearly demonstrates the continued necessity for alternative financing solutions in the European mid-market,” Sinik said.

Signalhorn and MCP were advised in the transaction by Houlihan Lokey and Trinity Advisers. King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin provided legal advice to MCP and Russell Cooke advised Signalhorn on legal matters.

To learn more, access the Signalhorn infosite at

The Metric Capital Partners infosite may be reached at