GPE Group

The company

GPE Group, with locations in Dassow, Neumünster and Seebach, is a specialist for MedTech systems and components, generating sales of over € 50 million. As a systems supplier, GPE covers the entire supply chain from design, development and manufacturing to packaging and logistics of medical technology products. Based on the strong existing market position and the impact of tighter regulation for medical technology products in 2020 (MDR), capiton plans to grow the company in the coming years organically and through targeted acquisitions.

The transaction

capiton acquires GPE Group from the current shareholder together with the management team, including Mr. Steven Anderson, the former managing director of Hartmann Germany. Financing of the transaction is provided by capiton’s current investment vehicle, capiton V.

The transaction remains subject to approval from competition authorities. Seller and buyers have agreed not to disclose the financial terms of the transaction. capiton was advised by Roland Berger (commercial), KPMG (financial), EY (tax), CMS (legal), AvS (management audit) and Tauw (ESG).