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May 11, 2011

Equita acquires the CaseTech Group

ADCURAM Group AG and Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA, a private equity company affiliated with the Harald Quandt Group, signed a deal on April 14, 2011 for the acquisition of the CaseTech Group, with offices in Bomlitz, Germany and in Poland and the USA.

December 21, 2010

Acquisition of SCHOCK GmbH

Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA has acquired SCHOCK GmbH, Regen. As part of the transaction, the management of SCHOCK Group also took a stake in the company. Former shareholder CMP bought the company 10 years ago when it was going through a difficult phase, before successfully restructuring the firm and in recent years turning it into one of the world's leading providers of high-grade kitchen sinks, enjoying profitable growth on the basis of exclusive new products.

May 5, 2010

Acquisition of ISOLITE Holding GmbH

Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA has acquired ISOLITE Holding GmbH with headquarters in Ludwigshafen, Germany in a transaction involving the ISOLITE Group management team. The company’s previous principal shareholder and long-standing managing director jointly purchased the company in 2005 with CornerstoneCapital AG in a management buyout.

February 23, 2010

Equita sells PMA to Thomas & Betts

Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA announced today the sale of PMA Group, a leading European manufacturer of technologically advanced cable protection systems, to Thomas & Betts for EUR 85 million. The acquisition is expected to close within 60 days. PMA reported sales of approximately EUR 33 million in 2009.

December 10, 2009

Acquisition of a majority stake in Flad & Flad Communication GmbH

Equita GmbH & Co. Holding KGaA will acquire a majority stake in Flad & Flad Communication GmbH, Heroldsberg, Germany, on 1 January 2010. With this move, long-serving members of the company's management team will become shareholders. The transaction will be funded entirely with equity capital and has already been approved by the Federal Cartel Office. The parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality regarding the volume of the transaction and other details.

June 12, 2008

Acquisition of Karl Eugen Fischer Holding GmbH

Equita GmbH & Co. Fonds 3 KGaA, an industry holding company belonging to the Harald Quandt Group, has purchased a majority participation in Karl Eugen Fischer Holding GmbH, Burgkunstadt, through a secondary buy-out from funds managed by Halder Beteiligungsberatung. The transaction is already approved by the German anti-trust authorities.

June 15, 2007

Element Six announces the acquisition of Barat Carbide GmbH

Element Six today announced that it has reached an agreement with German private equity investor Equita to acquire Barat Carbide Holding GmbH for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, subject to regulatory approval, is expected to be completed during the third quarter of 2007.

May 2, 2007

EQUITA closes fundraising for the EQUITA GmbH & Co. Fonds

EQUITA closes fundraising for the EQUITA GmbH & Co. Fonds 3 KGaA with a total volume of €315m – Open-ended structure enables also longerterm investment strategies – Widespread acceptance among private investors and their family offices endorses the investor’s entrepreneurial approach

September 19, 2006

EQUITA has taken over the Swiss PMA group, previously under the ownership of the Fränkische Rohrwerke Gebr. Kirchner GmbH & Co. KG

The Equita Fund 3 managed by Equita Management GmbH, a holding company belonging to the Harald Quandt group based in Bad Homburg, together with members of the existing PMA management will take over the PMA group based in Uster/Switzerland from the Fränkische Rohrwerke Gebr. Kirchner GmbH & Co. KG. The various parties reached an undisclosed agreement upon the valuation and other details of the transaction.

July 12, 2006

EQUITA Management GmbH

EQUITA, the private equity company of the Harald Quandt Group, has sold a 19.7% stake in German sawmill and wood working enterprise Klenk Holz AG via the Klenk family to WestLB AG. The remaining 10% stake was sold to the Klenk Holz AG itself as treasury stock. EQUITA was invested in Klenk Holz AG through its investment fund EQUITA Beteiligungen Fonds 2 KG. The Klenk family shareholders maintain their 70.3% holding.

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