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Capital with vision

capiton enables small and medium-sized businesses in the DACH region to achieve ambitious goals. Not only do they receive capital from us, they also benefit from our expertise and personal support. We listen carefully, make quick decisions and are accessible, because we know that nothing generates confidence like your own vision in your own hands.

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Euro Vital Pharma GmbH

The company

Euro Vital Pharma (EVP), which is based in Hamburg, is a pharmaceutical company and over the last 25 years has become the market leader in the German OTC Private Label Retail market. EVP develops, manufactures and markets healthcare products including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and nutritional supplements. Thanks to its comprehensive product portfolio and own Marketing Authorizations, EVP can support its customers beyond the supply of products in their strategy and development of an own store-brand offering. Customers include all leading drugstore and grocery retailers.

The transaction

capiton acquires EVP together with management from Aenova Holding GmbH. Financing of the transaction is provided by capiton’s current investment vehicle, capiton V, management and banks.

Based on its leading market position, capiton is planning to grow the business both organically in Germany and abroad, as well as through targeted acquisitions.

The transaction remains subject to approval from competition authorities. Buyers and sellers have agreed not to disclose the financial terms of the transaction. capiton was advised in this transaction by Roland Berger (commercial), Deloitte (financial), EY (tax), BMH (legal), INTARGIA (IT), AvS (management audit), Willis (insurance), Tauw (ESG) and Fidelio Healthcare Partners (industry expert).

Facts & Figures

Foundation

capiton’s predecessor company was founded in the mid-1980s. capiton AG was established in 1999. The firm became an independent company in 2004, following a Management-Buy-Out.

Partnership

capiton is managed by 9 partners and is an owner-managed financial investor.

Track record

The capiton team has supported more than 80 companies, and over 70 investments have been realised. At present, the company manages a fund volume of €1.1 billion.

Investment range

capiton invests in small and medium-sized companies in German-speaking countries. We usually invest between €20 and €60 million of our own funds in profitable companies with turnover between €50 and €300 million. We are also able to execute much larger transactions together with co-investors.

What our portfolio companies say

capiton is familiar with the needs of SMEs, understands them, and acts accordingly.

Josef Raith, Founder
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