Succession: Deutsche Beteiligungs AG invests in ProMik
Frankfurt a. M./Nuremberg — Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) invests in ProMik Programmiersysteme für die Mikroelektronik GmbH (ProMik), a leading global systems provider of programming and test systems for electronics series production. A fund advised by DBAG will acquire the majority of the shares from the founding family, who will remain as minority shareholders by means of a reverse shareholding. Alexander Rosenberger and Jens Rosenberger are members of the founding family and will remain with the company as CTO and CMO, respectively.
A Champion from Nuremberg — ProMik Serves a Global Market
ProMik was founded in Nuremberg in 1995 and has since developed into a family business with global relevance based on more than 5,000 successful projects. More than 60 employees develop sophisticated software-driven solutions for a market with double-digit annual growth rates. The scope of application is very broad and covers the mobility sector, such as in the field of autonomous driving as well as the energy management of battery electric vehicles.
In addition, ProMik is active in consumer goods, e‑bikes and white goods. Industrial applications and solutions for the production facilities of electronic assembly manufacturers, which serve to optimize test and programming processes, round off the company’s profile.
“ProMik is operating in a thriving market, and we are pleased to have access to such exciting investment opportunities through our network. The company offers an excellent product portfolio and the potentials are accordingly opportunities for strategic acquisitions, this is where our extensive M&A experience comes into play”, says Jannick Hunecke, member of DBAG’s Management Board.
Winfried Rosenberger, founder of ProMik says: “We are looking forward to the cooperation with DBAG and the opportunity to work together on the further development of our service portfolio. We have built up the company over the past almost three decades, and alongside DBAG we are optimistic about the future because we have found the ideal investor for the succession planning of our company.”
Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG), listed on the stock exchange since 1985, is one of Germany’s most renowned private equity companies. As an investor and fund advisor, DBAG’s investment focus has traditionally been on medium-sized companies with a focus on well-positioned companies with development potential, primarily in the DACH region. The industry focus is on manufacturing companies, industrial service providers and IndustryTech companies — i.e. companies whose products enable automation, robotics and digitization — as well as companies from the broadband telecommunications, IT services, software and healthcare sectors. Since 2020, DBAG has also been represented in Italy with its own office in Milan. Assets managed or advised by the DBAG Group amount to approximately 2.5 billion euros.