About eismann

At the time of disposal, eismann was a leading company in the home delivery of frozen food in Europe. The company supplied around 2.3 million customers with a range of approximately 600 frozen food products. In addition to Germany, eismann was also active in Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, Austria and Benelux.


After the spin-off from Nestlé, the new management team was able to implement the necessary structural measures quickly to establish a stand-alone company. With new entrepreneurial spirit, the positioning of eismann was strengthened and its profitability improved. With a clear growth strategy, the company was sold as part of a secondary buyout to management and Intermediate Capital Group in 2007.

Quick Facts

Name:  Eismann
Sector:  Delivery of frozen food
Location:  Mettmann, Germany
Investment background:  Corporate spin-off
Year of exit:  2007
Funds:  GEP II
Sales at exit:  ∼ €500m
Employees at exit:  ∼ 4,800
Website:  eismann.de
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