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Centum Capital decisively specialises in the needs and requirements of mid-market business. We meet strategic financing challenges with individual corporate finance solutions. As professionals and as partners, we support you with corporate transactions and equity financing in the mid-market.
Mergers & Acquisitions is our core business: We are working with private business owners and family-owned businesses in the sale of their companies. We advise corporations in divesting non-core and underperforming business units. We originate transactions for private equity funds and we support on the sale or other dispositions of portfolio companies.
Our references speak for themselves: numerous family-owned businesses in German-speaking Europe, international groups and financial investors have placed their trust in us in over 50 transactions.

M&A Market News

Gas and water meter company solves succession

Gas and water meter company solves succession

10.2021: The European private equity house EMZ Partners takes a majority stake in Pipersberg, headquartered in Remscheid. Peter Fischer, who has been part of Pipersberg for over 28 years and who, together with around 120 employees, shaped the company’s success, will remain with the company in his role as managing […]

IP telephony specialist acquires cloud telephony provider

IP telephony specialist acquires cloud telephony provider

09.2021: STARFACE, specialist for IP telephony systems, has announced the takeover of the cloud telephony provider TeamFON. TeamFON GmbH in Munich and STARFACE GmbH in Karlsruhe will be merged as sister companies under the umbrella of SF Technologies Holding. STARFACE has been a portfolio company of Maxburg Beteiligungen III GmbH […]

Special vehicles manufacturer is solving succession

Special vehicles manufacturer is solving succession

08.2021: Haspa Beteiligungsgesellschaft für den Mittelstand (Haspa BGM) takes a majority stake in HANSA Maschinenbau Vertriebs- und Fertigungs GmbH (HANSA) as part of a succession plan, thereby securing the continuity of the company in the spirit of long-term managing director Patrick Palsmeyer. He remains on board and will continue the […]

MBO at natural aroma chemicals manufacturer

MBO at natural aroma chemicals manufacturer

07.2021: The management team of the Axxence Group acquires in a MBO along with capiton the leading natural aroma chemicals manufacturer from its founder. Axxence Group, headquartered in Emmerich, Germany, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of natural aroma chemicals (NACs) for the global flavour & fragrance industry. Today, Axxence […]

Our global M&A alliance shows strong H1 2021

Our global M&A alliance shows strong H1 2021

07.2021: Centum Capital is member of GCG Geneva Capital Group, the global network of independant M&A firms. The GCG Dealmakers Report H1 2021 has just been published: Across the globe, GCG members have closed 90 deals during the first six months of this year, with a cumulative value of over USD 1.1 […]

Productivity software maker teams with Cinven

Productivity software maker teams with Cinven

06.2021: The private equity firm Cinven announces that it has agreed to make a majority investment in think-cell, the German developer of charting and layout software for PowerPoint for holistically streamlining professional slide production and thereby improving efficiency and quality when creating and editing presentations. Financial details of the transaction […]

Pottery and stoneware maker takes investor onboard

Pottery and stoneware maker takes investor onboard

05.2021: Funds of Maxburg Capital Partners have invested in Motel a Miio, a Germany based young D2C lifestyle brand for handmade pottery and stoneware from Portugal. Its product portfolio includes high quality tableware ceramics such as plates, cups, bowls and serving platters, as well as accessories such as vases, lamps, […]

Kitchen and bathroom fittings company goes its own way

Kitchen and bathroom fittings company goes its own way

05.2021: Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe have agreed to acquire Franke Water Systems, a leading European producer and supplier of kitchen and bathroom fittings for the residential, public and commercial sectors. Franke Water Systems is a division of Franke Group, which was founded in 1911 in Switzerland and is a […]

Driving school service provider accelerates growth

Driving school service provider accelerates growth

04.2021: German Equity Partners V, a fund managed by German investment company ECM Equity Capital Management GmbH, has acquired a majority stake in Ludwigsburg-based ACADEMY Holding AG, the leading provider of invoicing, factoring, driving instructor training and franchise services in the German driving school market. With its three business units, […]

Leading provider of end-to-end IP solutions formed by merger

Leading provider of end-to-end IP solutions formed by merger

03.2021: Paragon sells NovumIP, the leading service provider in the field of intellectual property (IP), to the French Questel Group. NovumIP was created in 2019 from the merger of PAVIS and Novagraaf, with the aim of offering customers an even wider range of IP advisory, administration and technology-based services. NovumIP […]

Our Latest Deals

farmermobil is growing with BPE

The farmermobil Group, leading manufacturer of mobile poultry housings in Germany with ca. 120 employees, will continue to grow, supported by investor BPE and the management team.

High-value consultant BlinkLane secures growth capital

Dutch consulting firm BlinkLane, with focus on organisational transformations, is taking German investor AUCTUS onboard to push international expansion.

Software company for car dealers and workshops

German software company WERBAS has taken private investors onboard to secure further development and expansion of the company and to solve succession.

World leading crash test technology company with new owner

DMB Dr. Dieter Murmann Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH has acquired Germany-based MESSRING Group, world market leader with crash test technology for vehicles.

Leading pet food companies join forces

German pet food companies Seitz Heimtiernahrung and Fleischelust join forces and merge businesses.

Manufacturer of road signage sold to WEMAS Group

WEMAS Group, the leading provider of active and passive road safety equipment, acquires Landwehr Schilderfabrik in Germany.

Ventilation systems manufacturer sets the course for further growth

Ventomaxx, the German manufacturer of decentralized ventilation systems, finds with AFINUM the ideal partner to expand its successful business model.

Manufacturer of hybrid parts, stamped parts and moulded plastic parts with new owner

Wilhelm Schröder GmbH, the German manufacturer of stamped and injection molded parts, goes under the roof of the strategic partner OKE Group, in order to grow sustainably on global bases. Schröder employs appr. 140 people.

Windows manufacturer sold to family holding

German Windows manufacturer KEBOTHERM finds perfect Partner to solve succession and to support future development.

Serafin Group acquires drill manufacturer

Serafin Group acquires drill bit manufacturer KEIL based in Germany to strengthen its presence in the market for quality tools.

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