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April 27, 2017

HQ Equita sells ISOLITE group to Hitachi Chemical

Transformation into globally active solution provider with proprietary material technology through targeted investment approach by management and HQ Equita. ISOLITE poised to address thermal and acoustic challenges of tomorrow’s markets as part of Hitachi group

February 13, 2017

HQ Equita acquires sports nutrition specialist WELL PLUS TRADE

HQ Equita announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in WELL PLUS TRADE GmbH (WPT). WPT’s former managing partners will retain a minority ownership stake in the company and continue their operational positions as executives. Financial terms were not disclosed.

December 19, 2016

HQ Equita sells STETTLER to Groupe IMI

HQ Equita has announced the sale of Sapphire Holding AG (“STETTLER”) to Groupe Industries Micromécaniques Internationales (“Groupe IMI”). STETTLER is a leading provider of high-quality sapphire glass used by the luxury watch industry as well as in various technical applications in the fields of optics, electronics and medicine. The parties mutually agreed not to disclose any details of the transaction.

November 9, 2016

HQ Equita sells SCHOCK to IK Investment Partners

HQ Equita has just signed an agreement for the sale of Granite Holding GmbH (“SCHOCK”), the world’s leading provider of top-quality quartz-composite kitchen sinks, to the IK VIII Fund, managed by IK Investment Partners (“IK”). The parties mutually agreed not to disclose any details of the transaction.

August 16, 2016

HQ Equita to sell WindStar Medical to subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Group

HQ Equita, the mid-cap buyout firm of HQ Capital, today announced that it has agreed to sell its majority ownership position in WindStar Medical Group (WindStar) to 7Life, a subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Group. WindStar’s founders Wilfried Eichhorn and Dr. Thomas Kleine will continue to hold stakes in the company, which is based in Wehrheim, Germany. The transaction is subject to approval by antitrust authorities.

April 4, 2016

HQ Equita appoints Torsten Krumm to its Management Board

HQ Equita, the mid-cap buyout firm of HQ Capital, today announced that Torsten Krumm has been appointed as a Managing Director and Senior Partner, effective April 1st. Mr. Krumm joins the partner team around Dr. Michael Hönig, Senior Partner and Managing Director, and Hans J. Moock, Partner and Managing Director.

June 23, 2015

Equita acquires majority stake in the ROVEMA Group

The ROVEMA Group, a leading international provider of packaging machines and lines based in Fernwald, Germany, has gained Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA and Equita GmbH & Co. CoVest KGaA (jointly known as "Equita"), from Bad Homburg, Germany, as a new majority shareholder. Current managing partner Thomas Becker has retained a significant share in the company and will continue to provide the Group with his experienced leadership.

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