The German venture industry is under fire from all angles, with the regulatory environment, a shortage of serial entrepreneurs, and a lack of support from domestic LPs posing formidable challenges. One of the core problems within the segment, however, is structural. Mareen Goebel investigates.
Buyout reportedly values the pharmaceutical glass packaging producer at around €900m
Vehicle will co-invest in European tech scale-ups alongside the venture capital funds in which it is invested
Procuritas will become the majority shareholder, while the founders of the companies will have a significant minority ownership of the merged entity
ProFounders Capital scores 25x money on the listing; other investors include Partech