Investment Profile

For companies seeking a new ownership structure, VDB Group offers a unique combination of available equity capital, a strong entrepreneurial spirit, and significant personal in-depth strategic management expertise to help small- and mid-cap companies further develop and grow successfully on a global scale. As a family company, VDB Group invests capital only from its own private funds, allowing us to follow a long-term investment horizon coupled with very short decision-making processes and a truly entrepreneurial investment approach. There is no limit to how long we retain ownership of any of our portfolio companies. This enables us, together with our partners and the responsible management teams, to focus entirely on the successful development of the underlying business. 

Investment Focus

  • Controlling investments
  • Active support of operational management
  • No Start-Ups

Target Criteria

  • HQ in D/A/CH-Region
  • International expansion potential
  • Buy & Build Potential
  • Sales & marketing critical component of business plan

Preferred Sectors

  • Consumer Goods
  • Lifestyle
  • Health / Social Services
  • Business Services
  • Direct Marketing

Financial Criteria

  • Revenues of €2-€80+ Mn.
  • EBITA positive (or close to that)
  • Track record of solid revenues
  • Attractive growth potential