After a weak start, the German equity capital market picked up at the end of 2012: "With a figure of € 5.84 billion, investments almost reached the level of the previous year," says Chairman of the Executive Board...
"During periods of economic uncertainty, investors are cautious and wary of making new investments and this also currently applies to the private equity market. Having said that, we expect a clear improvement in the...
Inventux Technologies AG: Investing in a clean future
The business plan received in April 2007 by Capital Stage AG, a listed private equity firm specialising in renewable energy and environmental technology, had exactly 83 pages. It was an ambitious project: setting up production for technologically advanced thin-film, silicone-based photovoltaic modules with a capacity of 33 MWp annually. The four...More All Case Studies
Clean Mobile: Investment in future mobility
With the internal combustion engine destined to become a museum piece, the future belongs to alternative drive systems. Just about all vehicle manufacturers are working on major development projects. However, the large automotive firms are mainly focusing on "retrofitting” existing vehicle concepts with hybrid technology. Few specialised...More All Case Studies
Help with SCHÜTZ business succession: Schütz Dental Group – private equity helps family business on growth path
In spring 2005, the established company Schütz Dental from Rosbach in Hessen was faced with a fundamental change. Owner Horst Schütz decided to withdraw from active service in the company after 42 years. He had developed Schütz Dental Group into a leading global manufacturer of dental products with dentistry, materials, laser and implantology...More All Case Studies