- EQT Expansion Capital II to sell its entire investment in Roeser, a leading German manufacturer-independent distributor of medical supplies, to Sana Kliniken AG
- During EQT Expansion Capital II’s ownership period, Roeser has gone through two successful add-on acquisitions, a strengthening of the management and a relocation of the central warehouse and headquarters
STOCKHOLM, 25-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EQT Expansion Capital II Limited (“EQT Expansion Capital II”) has entered into an agreement to sell its entire investment in Roeser Group (“Roeser” or “the Company”) to Sana Kliniken AG (“Sana”). Founded in 1918, Roeser is a leading manufacturer-independent distributor of medical supplies to hospitals in Germany. The Company offers tailor-made solutions, including consulting, logistics and procurement services through its two business divisions, Roeser Medical and Hospigate.
Since EQT Expansion Capital II’s investment in 2010, Roeser’s leading position in Germany has been further enhanced through the successful completion of two add-on acquisitions, the strengthening of management and the relocation to a new central warehouse and headquarters.
“We are very happy to have found a strong and sustainable new owner for Roeser, that can further drive the successful long-term strategic development of the Company”, says Vesa Koskinen, Partner at EQT Partners and Investment Advisor to EQT Expansion Capital II.
The transaction is subject to approval from the relevant antitrust authority.
Vesa Koskinen, Partner at EQT Partners, Investment Advisor to EQT Expansion Capital II, +358 969 6247 37
EQT Press Office, +46 8 506 55 334, firstname.lastname@example.org
EQT is a leading alternative investments firm with approximately EUR 35 billion in raised capital across 22 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.
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Roeser Group is Germany’s largest manufacturer-independent wholesaler and service provider for full service supply of hospitals. The company was founded in 1918, currently employs about 310 people and has more than 800,000 products. Roeser Group is headquartered in Essen and has another location in Leinfelden-Echterdingen (near Stuttgart).
More information: www.roeser.de
SOURCE: EQT AB