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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

Bregal invests in radiological information systems

Bregal invests in radiological information systems

09.2022: Bregal Unternehmerkapital becomes new majority shareholder of medavis, a leading software provider for radiological information systems (RIS). With its registered office in Karlsruhe/Germany and a market share of around 20%, medavis GmbH is indispensable for radiological practices and clinical departments in the DACH region when it comes to topics […]

Maker of milling machines with investor

Maker of milling machines with investor

08.2022: Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (“DBAG”) invests in vhf Group (“vhf”), a producer of computer-controlled milling machines for dentistry and industrial applications. DBAG is acquiring approximately one-fifth of shares in vhf camfacture AG, which will act as the holding company for vhf Group going forward. The objective of the investment is […]

Our global M&A alliance had a strong H1 2022 with 113 deals done

Our global M&A alliance had a strong H1 2022 with 113 deals done

07.2022: Centum Capital is member of GCG Geneva Capital Group, the global network of independant M&A firms. The GCG Dealmakers Report for H1 2022 has just been published: Across the globe, GCG members have closed 115 deals during first six month of this year, with a cumulative value of over […]

Language school for German courses with new investor

Language school for German courses with new investor

07.2022: A fund advised by BPE 4 Unternehmensbeteiligungen has acquired DeutschAkademie Group in Germany. The DeutschAkademie Group is one of the leading private language schools for German courses (German as a foreign language) in German speaking Europe. Founded in 1999, the group teaches approx. 40,000 participants annually (mainly foreign students […]

Gimv invests in workpiece carriers company

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

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

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

Family Trust acquired hydraulic, sensors and controls company

03.2022: 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

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

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). […]

Our Latest Deals

Software companies for car dealers team-up

The leading software providers for workshops, WERBAS and KSR, are merging to form the SRS Group in order to push the digitization of car and commercial vehicle workshops in Germany.

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.

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