The Goldbeck family of entrepreneurs and their partner Björn-Hendrik Robens have invested in HWP through their company Goldbeck Robens Industrial Partners (GRIP). GRIP is taking over the shares of Adiuva Capital, which has provided HWP with entrepreneurial support since 2019. During this time, HWP Handwerkspartner has almost tripled its total annual output. The Goldbeck family

Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen GmbH (HQIB) acquired a majority interest in mediCAD SRB Software GmbH and its subsidiaries in March 2023. The previous owner, Jörn Seel, will remain shareholder and CEO of the group. The parties have agreed not to disclose further details of the transaction. mediCAD develops and distributes software for planning surgical operations in

German Equity Partners V (“GEP V”), a fund managed by the independent German investment company ECM Equity Capital Management GmbH (“ECM”), has acquired a majority stake in Education Group. GEP V acquired the majority of the shares from the companies’ founders, who together with ECM intend to continue their successful development with combined forces as

CODEX Partners is a leading strategy consulting firm serving investors, entrepreneurs and top managers in strategy, transaction, and transformation in Germany, Switzerland and Austria. Founded in 2000 in Munich by former Bain-Consultants Clemens Beickler and Dr. Ruediger Maass, CODEX Partners covers the sectors IT/Technology, Healthcare, Industrials, Services and Consumer Goods. Since its foundation, CODEX Partners

Gyrus Capital is building the Katalist Group, a leading service and software provider for food and pharma distribution and has in the course of this process acquired a majority stake in Retail Consult, Wysupp and Evertrack. Katalist is a leading full-service consulting firm focused on the digital transformation for the retail industry with headquarters in

Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (“DBAG”) invests in vhf Group (“vhf”), a producer of computer-controlled milling machines (CAD/CAM) for dentistry and industrial applications. vhf, with its registered office in Ammerbuch (Baden-Württemberg), develops and produces computer-controlled milling machines (CAD/CAM) that are predominantly used by commercial dental laboratories – as well as dentists in their own laboratories – for

Halder has acquired a majority stake in family-led CPM Group. While founder Claus-Peter Maier is selling his shares and leaving the company, Halder continues with a successful and long-standing management team. Founded in 2000, CPM Group has developed into one of the leading suppliers of medical implants and holds a compelling market position, particularly in

A fund advised by BPE 4 Unternehmensbeteiligungen GmbH (“BPE”) has acquired a majority stake in the DeutschAkademie Group. The DeutschAkademie Group is one of the leading private language schools for German courses (German as a foreign language) in the DACH region. Founded in 1999, the group teaches approx. 40,000 participants annually (mainly international students and

The Frankfurt-based investment company VR Equitypartner supports Sementis GmbH Stephan Behr Vermögensverwaltung with additional mezzanine financing. As a family holding company, Sementis GmbH combines interests in QSIL SE and IBYKUS AG. Founded in 1992 in Thuringia, Germany, QSIL Group produces high-performance products from high-purity quartz glass and technical ceramics. QSIL Group has production sites in

An Investor 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 Consortium”) has acquired a majority stake in DETAX Group, the leading supplier of polymer materials for medical applications, in the context of a management buy-out. The two