Deutsche Beteiligungs AG is a leading German private equity company. Since 1965 – that is, for more than four decades – DBAG has been a preferred partner for equity funding of successful companies whose products and services have made them leaders in their markets. DBAG’s stock market listing and healthy capital structure ensure its independence. Total advised assets amount to approximately 1.3 billion euros (status: September 2014) – those of our shareholders and of investors in our closed-end funds. Our investment team is broadly experienced across many sectors and economic cycles.
Since its foundation, Deutsche Beteiligungs AG and its co-investment funds have invested in more than 300 mid-sized companies (the ‘Mittelstand’), most of which operate in classical sectors of German industry. Currently, there are approximately 20 companies in DBAG’s portfolio. The types of investments we enter into are diverse: they range from majority acquisitions (management buyouts), for instance, of companies seeking a solution for the succession issue, to minority stakes (silent or direct) and growth financings in the pre-IPO stage.