Investments in the Mittelstand
Adiuva Capital has been providing equity capital to medium-sized companies since 2011 – the mandate that is reflected in our name (Latin adiuvare: to help, support, assist). The focus of Adiuva is the acquisition of majority and minority stakes in growing medium-sized companies primarily in German-speaking countries.
Our investors are seasoned entrepreneurs. This allows us to take a long term view on value creation. We are never driven to sell our investments within a specific time frame. We are completely independent of institutional interests.
Track Record and Portfolio
We invest across a wide range of industries and different scenarios. Adiuva has raised over EUR 700 million and invested in more than 20 enterprises since inception. We are currently invested in 12 medium-sized companies.
Our main investment criteria
- EUR 10 – 100 million equity per transaction
- Majority and minority stakes in cooperation with entrepreneurs and entrepreneurially-minded managers
- Geographical focus on German-speaking countries
- All industries with some exceptions (e. g. military equipment, pure infrastructure assets)
- Across companies’ life cycle, with the exception of start-ups and early-stage investments
- Experienced, motivated management team and sustainable business model
Adiuva Capital is currently invested in 12 portfolio companies
Statements of our
``We chose to work with Adiuva, because they have a family business tradition and have shown to be very fair throughout the investment process. This was also confirmed in the very successful years that followed their initial investment. With their financial and management support, we built up a strong real estate division, opened many new homes and significantly increased our turnover and earnings. As a result, in 2017, advita was voted ‘Operator of the Year.’``
``With Adiuva, we have found an entrepreneurial partner with extensive experience in the fibre optics market. The team has offered us their pragmatic and flexible support in financing, acquisitions and the strategic development of our company.``
``Adiuva is more than just a financial partner for us: The ongoing professional exchange helps us in setting the right strategic course for our company. In doing so, we especially appreciate the in-depth examination of our company, our business model as well as the strategic options. In addition to the company’s wealth of experience, Adiuva also has an excellent network in our industry.``
``The Adiuva team is a great sparrings partner and enables us to have exchanges at eye level. They don't interfere in the day-to-day business operations but support the development of strategic framework parameters with their network and expertise.``
``The cooperation with Adiuva has been productive from the beginning, as we share the same values. For me, it was important to have a new shareholder who understands the company and doesn't only see itself as a typical financial investor.``
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