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Welcome to ECM


  • Established, management-owned private equity firm focused on the "Mittelstand" market (mid-sized companies) – active since 1995
  • Investment decisions taken by ECM – no involvement of an external investment committee
  • Capital is provided by a renowned institutional investor group with the objective of long-term value appreciation


  • Active partnership with management teams – operating responsibility for portfolio companies remains with respective management teams
  • Role as active shareholder and reliable partner supporting management in developing portfolio companies – typically through an engaged advisory board
  • Attractive investment opportunity for management teams of portfolio companies – also possible for selling shareholders to remain involved with the respective portfolio companies by retaining equity stakes or assuming an advisory board role


  • Interdisciplinary team with more than 100 years of cumulative relevant investment and related experience
  • Proven expertise in the implementation of ownership succession and corporate spin-off transactions – experience derived from more than 30 national and international investments including add-on acquisitions
  • Broad sector know-how and experience in supporting growth strategies, change processes and internationalisation – through both organic growth and domestic and international add-on acquisitions