BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft

BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft

BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft

Date Founded



Thouretstrasse 2,Stuttgart, Baden Wuerttemberg 70173

Type of Company



Private Equity & Venture Capital
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

BWK is a private-equity investment manager with a long-term investment horizon, who stays invested for as long as their engagement with their portfolio companies is mutually beneficial. The firm invests in Germany across sectors, avoiding financials, real estate and construction. They have invested in mechanical and electrical engineering, automotive construction, industrial automation, computer hardware, healthcare and consumer goods. The firm specializes in medium-sized companies and targets family-owned businesses with market leadership potential in growth and high-growth markets. They focus on situations including expansion financing, late venture, corporate succession, buy-out and buy-in, recapitalization and bridge financing. They avoid investing in startups.BWK approaches each investment as a partnership with the management team in place, seeks board representation, supports the growth of their portfolio companies by leveraging their business network, and promotes international expansion. In addition to their direct minority equity investment, the firm acts as a silent partner and provides convertible debt or shareholder loans.

Executives & Employees

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Managing Director

Managing Partner

Board of Directors

Former Managing Director at BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft

Former Associate Partner at SHS Gesellschaft für Beteiligungsmanagement mbH

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Recent Transactions
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purchases ict Innovative Communication Technologies AG

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BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft, SDV - Die Medien AG /Private Group purchase SDV - Die Medien AG

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Gebr Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH /Private Group purchases Heller GmbH from BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onWafangdian Bearing Co., Ltd. purchases Kugel & Rollenlagerwerk Leipzig GmbH from Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

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Advised onITT Corporation purchases ITT Bornemann GmbH from BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft, Möller-Bornemann Beteiligungs GmbH

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Advised onVollmer Werke Maschinenfabrik GmbH /Vollmer purchases VOLLMER WERKE Maschinenfabrik GmbH from BWK GmbH Unternehmensbeteiligungsgesellschaft

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Kugel & Rollenlagerwerk Leipzig GmbH develops, produces and distributes roller bearings. It offers clamping and withdrawal sleeves, angle rings, cylindrical and spherical rollers. The firm’s products include ball bearings, special bearings and drawing, roller bearings, current insulated roller, and components. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Leipzig, Germany.

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Betec Electronic GmbH develops and manufactures printed circuit boards with components. It offers technical support in product and process development, hardware and software design, system development, and housing prototyping. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Nuertingen, Germany.

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ENA Guss GmbH provides in-hand and machine-manufactured castings for the aerospace, medical, transport, energy, sports, and industrial industries. They offer cast iron, nodular iron, and aluminum sand castings. The company was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Albbruck, Germany.