VR Equitypartner acquires minority stake in Votronic

9. April 2019

Mann­heim — The Fran­k­­furt-based invest­ment company VR Equi­typ­art­ner GmbH is acqui­ring a mino­rity stake in Votro­nic Elec­­tro­­nic-Systeme GmbH & Co KG in Lauter­bach as part of a succes­sion plan. Homburg & Part­ner conduc­ted the commer­cial due dili­gence in the course of the transaction.

Votro­nic deve­lops and produ­ces elec­tro­nic compon­ents for motor­ho­mes, rescue, emer­gency and special vehic­les as well as boats. The product port­fo­lio includes on-board elec­tro­nic devices that signi­fi­cantly improve the usabi­lity and comfort of vehic­les. The company has firmly estab­lished itself in its niche segment, is now one of the market leaders there and has grown stron­gly in recent years.

VR Equi­typ­art­ner is one of the leading equity finan­ciers in Germany, Austria and Switz­er­land. The company supports medium-sized family busi­nesses in a goal-orien­­ted manner and with deca­des of expe­ri­ence in the stra­te­gic solu­tion of complex finan­cing issues. Invest­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties include growth and expan­sion finan­cing, corpo­rate succes­sion or share­hol­der changes.

Homburg & Part­ner (H&P) is a specia­li­zed manage­ment consul­tancy with a focus on market stra­tegy, sales and pricing. The Private Equity Compe­tence Center combi­nes metho­do­lo­gi­cal and indus­try exper­tise to support compa­nies along the entire invest­ment process. In doing so, H&P focu­ses on the follo­wing seven indus­tries in parti­cu­lar with commer­cial due dili­gence and value enhance­ment projects:
(1) Auto­mo­tive (espe­ci­ally Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers)
(2) Buil­ding and cons­truc­tion mate­ri­als (ever­y­thing to do with buildings)
(3) Chemis­try (espe­ci­ally specialty chemistry)
(4) Health­care (in parti­cu­lar medi­cal tech­no­logy, phar­maceu­ti­cals and OTC)
(5) Indus­trial Goods and Engi­nee­ring (espe­ci­ally compo­nent suppli­ers and service providers)
(6) Consu­mer Invest­ment Goods
(7) Infor­ma­tion & Commu­ni­ca­tion Tech­no­logy (espe­ci­ally software)

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