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

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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

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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

Harald Quandt Industriebeteiligungen GmbH (HQIB) has acquired a majority stake in Funke Medical AG.The previous shareholder and executive board member Andreas Funkeand other board members will continue to hold a significant share in the company. Over the past 16 years, Funke Medical has become the market leader for decubitusprophylaxis and therapy systems in Germany. The

The Carlyle Group, with equity from the Carlyle Europe Technology Partners (CETP) IV fund, has acquired a major stake in CSS AG (CSS), a leading German business software provider with a focus on accounting, controlling and human resources (HR) software. Majority shareholder Michael Friemel will retain a large minority stake in CSS and will continue

Haspa Beteiligungsgesellschaft für den Mittelstand (Haspa BGM) has acquired a majority stake in HANSA Maschinenbau Vertriebs- und Fertigungs GmbH (HANSA) as part of a succession plan, thus ensuring the continuation of the company in the spirit of its long-standing managing director Patrick Palsmeyer. He will remain on board and, together with Haspa BGM, will continue

Funds advised by Odewald KMU (“Odewald KMU”) have acquired a majority stake in ctrl QS GmbH Rollout Management for Digital Projects. ctrl QS is a specialist service provider that advises multinational corporations on process, tool and change management in digital projects and provides operational support to its customers. In its core market, ctrl QS has

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Schürfeld Group, Hamburg, takes over the majority of the advertising media company Geiger-Notes. Schürfeld Group is a medium-sized family company that invests mainly in medium-sized enterprises in the paper and printing industry. The previous owner of Geiger-Notes AG, Jürgen Geiger, who has founded the company, remains connected to the company as CEO and shareholder. Geiger-Notes

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