M&A Market News
Gimv invests in workpiece carriers company
06.2022: The investment company Gimv becomes majority owner of workpiece carrier specialist Variotech. Variotech is Germany’s leading manufacturer of innovative workpiece carriers, which are primarily used in fully automated manufacturing processes for transporting and handling components of various forms and sizes. The company’s customized products predominantly comprise reusable, exceptionally durable […]
Cloud services provider on growth track
05.2022: A fund of Afinum takes a majority stake in Hartl Group GmbH with ist subsidiaries Adcom Computertechnik GmbH, CPL 24 GmbH and CPL 24 Asset & License Services LLC (“Hartl Group”). Hartl Group GmbH is one of Germany´s leading provider of comprehensive and customized „managed cloud services“, operating ist […]
Skin visualization technology company partners with EMZ
04.2022: EMZ Partners acquires the majority of FotoFinder, the leading provider of skin visualization technology for early skin cancer detection and aesthetics. Founded in 1991, FotoFinder offers products and services to dermatologists, dermatology clinics, hospitals, screening centers and research institutes. The solutions sold combine proprietary AI-based software with industry-leading Automated […]
Family Trust acquired hydraulic, sensors and controls company
3.2022: German investors advised by Family Trust have acquired Tiefenbach Control Systems GmbH, a leading manufacturer of resilient electrohydraulic systems, sensors and control software for mechanical and plant engineering. From the Bochum/Germany location, the company supplies customers worldwide and has an export rate of over 90%. Sales of around EUR […]
Deconstruction/demolition specialist goes with investor
02.2022: Funds advised by DPE have invested in DARE Group, Germany. DARE specialises in deconstruction/demolition and pollutant remediation work as well as the disposal of construction waste. The company is one of the leading providers of construction waste disposal services in the greater Berlin area, with more than 70 employees […]
Our global M&A alliance shows a strong year with 178 deals done
01.2022: Centum Capital is member of GCG Geneva Capital Group, the global network of independant M&A firms. The GCG Dealmakers Report for 2021 has just been published: Across the globe, GCG members have closed 178 deals in 2021, with a cumulative value of over USD 1.7 billion (only disclosed deal values). […]
Online retailer for heating finds growth investor
1.2022: The investment company VR Equitypartner, together with co-investors, acquires a significant share in Heizungsdiscount24 GmbH and, in addition to capital, will also bring extensive know-how in terms of process optimization and expansion to the partnership. Heizungsdiscount24 is an online dealer for heating technology and related accessories. The products are […]
Specialist for medical polymer materials resolves succession
12.2021: German DETAX, the leading specialist for medical polymer materials with appr. 110 employees, resolves ownership succession in form of a management buy-out. An consortium consisting of funds managed by ECM Equity Capital Management GmbH (“ECM”), PINOVA Capital GmbH (“PINOVA”) and Gilde Healthcare (“Gilde Healthcare Private Equity”) (together the “Investor […]
E-learning platform for fishing with new investor
12.2021: Afinum acquires majority in Fishing-King and supports the market leader’s next phase of growth. Since it was founded in 2009, Fishing-King GmbH has developed into the leading e-learning platform for the fishing community in German-speaking countries. An expansion of the services for sustainable fishing is planned in the coming […]
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 […]
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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.