Page: Investment criteria

Investment criteria

Looking for: Highly specialized and future-oriented small and medium-sized industrial technology companies

Growth industries 

We are looking for economically successful and future-oriented industrial technology companies from German-speaking medium-sized businesses. 

Their business model is viable and has the potential for strategic further development.

Their development is driven by the future topics we have identified as relevant for INDUS.

Media: Megatrends

The companies we add to the Group either directly expand our segments or strengthen our segment companies on a second level. More information here.

Who suits in with us: Investment criteria at a glance

  • Sales: 20 – 100 million EUR​
  • Double digit EBIT margin ​
  • Equity rate > 30 %​
  • Cash flow orientation​
  • Low level/ no liabilities to banks​
  • Broadly diversified customer base​
  • Niche position​
  • Own industrial added value​
  • Growth perspectives, also internationally

No turnarounds or start-ups  

According to our business model, we do not intervene in the operations of our portfolio companies. Accordingly, we never invest in turnaround situations or startups. Also Minority interests do not suit us. Furthermore we do not acquire any companies in the arms, luxury food or gambling industries. In addition, we are not planning any acquisitions in connection with the extraction of fossil fuels.

Contact Person: Sabine Schönenborn

Contact Person

Sabine Schönenborn

Mergers & Acquisitions

+49 (0)2204/40

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