GEP V has acquired a majority stake in SIS, a leading service provider in the field of environmental technology for reducing emissions from volatile hydrocarbons in the oil and gas industry.
GEP V has acquired a stake in PikeTec, a leading software developer for testing of embedded software, in the context of a partnership investment.
ECM held a final closing of its new fund German Equity Partners V (“GEP V”) in June 2018.
GEP IV has sold MediFox, a leading provider of software solutions to outpatient and inpatient nursing care providers and therapy practices, to Hg.
GEP IV has acquired a stake in the leading value-added distributor of luxury parfums and lifestyle fragrances in the DACH region, Albrecht & Dill Cosmetics.
GEP IV, a fund managed by ECM, has acquired a stake in Swiss urology specialist Uroviva.
GEP III, a fund managed by ECM, has sold Maredo to Perusa Partners Fund 2, the fund managed by the independent Perusa GmbH.
With support from GEP IV, a fund managed by ECM, the fund’s portfolio company WIENERS+WIENERS has acquired the Apostroph Group, a leading provider of high-quality translation services based in Switzerland.
ECM-managed fund GEP IV has acquired a stake in DERMATOLOGIKUM HAMBURG, one of Europe’s largest private medical facilities specialized in the diagnostics and therapy of skin disorders.
ECM-managed fund GEP IV has acquired a majority interest in WIENERS+WIENERS – a leading provider of premium language services for business, advertising and financial texts in Germany – from corporate group Caldec.
ECM-advised GEP SPV has sold its shareholding in Paal Group to the US listed Kadant Inc. Kadant is a global supplier of high-value, critical components and engineered systems used in process industries worldwide.
The international Le Duff Group, headquartered in France, has acquired the majority of the shares in Kamps from GEP III, a fund managed by ECM, in order to strengthen its presence in the German quick-service-gastronomy and bakery market.
GEP IV, a fund managed by ECM, has acquired 100% of travel operator Leitner – a leading travel operator with a focus on coach, aircraft and cruise ship travel – as part of an ownership succession.
GEP III, the private equity fund managed by ECM, has sold its majority shareholding in KADI – which it acquired in July 2008 as part of an ownership succession – to the Munich-based private equity company Paragon Partners.
GEP IV, the fund managed by ECM, has acquired the MediFox Group – the leading software provider for nursing care – in partnership with the company’s management in an ownership succession transaction.
GEP IV, the fund managed by ECM, has – in partnership with management – acquired Bergmann Automotive, a manufacturer of cylinder liners based in Barsinghausen, Lower Saxony, from the Bergmann Group.
Graphite Capital (UK), Activa Capital (France), ECM (Germany), and MCH (Spain) have launched the Private Equity Network, (PEN), a pan-European network of four leading mid-market private equity firms.
On 29 June 2012, ECM held the final closing of its private equity fund German Equity Partners IV (‘GEP IV’). GEP IV will continue the successful strategy of its predecessor funds and will focus on investments as part of ownership successions and corporate spin-offs of mid-sized businesses.