Equita Management GmbH’s Equita Fonds 2 has sold its minority stake in plastic components manufacturer AKT Altmärker Kunststofftechnik GmbH back to the founding management, which is the majority shareholder of the company. The company is headquartered in Gardelegen, Germany, and also has production facilities in the Czech Republic. The company employs 1,300 staff. During the investor’s engagement, the company showed strong organic growth, and increased its turnover from EUR 87m in 2001 to EUR 159m in 2007.
Second vehicle will be larger than its predecessor, which closed on €843m in March 2010
Dieter von Holtzbrinck Ventures (DvH Ventures) has announced the launch of its first Digital Health fund, which has held a first close on €60m.
Sale ends a three-year holding period for Astorg, which acquired a 75% stake in the company from Xenon PE
Acquisition of Germany-based x-ray equipment and software was backed by senior debt from ApoBank