OUR CRITERIA
We invest in successful business models and strong management teams, regardless of the sector. We are focused on majority investments in companies that are leaders in their respective niche. We specialise in ownership successions and corporate spin-offs in the medium-sized market segment; supporting growth is a central element.
WHAT KIND OF COMPANIES DO WE INVEST IN?
  • Established, sustainably successful companies
  • Growth potential
  • Entrepreneurial management team
  • Located in German-speaking Europe
WHEN DO WE INVEST?

Majority investments as part of:

  • Ownership successions
  • Corporate spin-offs
  • Growth financing
  • Changes in the shareholder structure
  • Special situations with increased complexity
WHAT IS THE RELEVANT SIZE?
  • Revenue: typically €10m to €250m
  • Enterprise value: up to €100m (larger investments with co-investors)
WHAT DO WE BRING TO THE TABLE?
  • Reliable, reputable partner
  • More than 20 years of successful investing experience
  • Tailor-made transaction structures
  • Management participation: ‘managers become entrepreneurs’
  • Reinvestment opportunity for former shareholders
  • Growth financing for capacity expansion, internationalisation, add-on acquisitions, etc.
  • Access to the ECM expert network