Dassow, Neumünster, Seebach/ Nagold — The GPE Group with locations in Dassow, Neumünster and Seebach, a specialist for systems and components with a focus on medical technology, has acquired the NICOLAY Group of companies based in Nagold. The total group generates sales of approximately € 85 million. — The transaction is still subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. The seller and buyer have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. The transaction will be financed from the capiton V fund.
NICOLAY’s core competence is the development and manufacture of products in the field of non-invasive patient monitoring. The product range extends from existing in-house developments that can be individually adapted to tailor-made solutions according to customer-specific requirements. “The companies NICOLAY and GPE complement each other excellently in their different competencies. With this acquisition, we can better meet the increasing demand in the market for complex parts and components from a single source,” says CEO of GPE Group Steven Anderson.
“With GPE, we have gained a strategic partner who shares with us the same values of quality and customer orientation” adds Dr. Christof Muz, Managing Director of NICOLAY. In addition to managing the NICOLAY sites, Dr. Muz will also assume overall responsibility for the technical area of all sites as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) in the GPE.
Advisors capiton and GPE: Roland Berger (Commercial), KPMG (Financial), EY (Tax), CMS (Legal), AvS (Management Audit) and Tauw (ESG) advised.
About Capiton AG
capiton AG capiton is an independent, owner-managed private equity company managing a total fund volume of over € 1.0 billion. Currently, 11 medium-sized companies are in capiton AG’s investment portfolio. capiton accompanies management buy-outs and growth financing for established medium-sized companies as an equity partner.