LAP Gruppe

Das Unternehmen

Die capiton AG („capiton“) freut sich, den Verkauf der Anteile an der LAP GmbH Laser Applikationen („LAP“) an IK Investment Partners bekannt zu geben.

LAP wurde 1984 in Lüneburg gegründet und hat sich zu einem weltweit tätigen Anbieter von Laserprojektions- und Messsystemen in attraktiven und diversifizierten Nischenmärkten im Gesundheits- und Industriebereich entwickelt.

Während der Halteperiode von capiton baute das Unternehmen seine marktführende Position im Bereich Laserkomponenten und -systeme zur Positionierung von Patienten in der onkologischen Strahlentherapie durch zwei Add-On-Akquisitionen im Bereich der Qualitätssicherung (Hard- und Software) weiter aus. Darüber hinaus bietet das Unternehmen Lösungen für die Projektierung und berührungslose Messung für eine Vielzahl von industriellen Anwendungen, z.B. in der Luft- und Raumfahrt, Windkraft und Stahlindustrie, an.

Im Jahr 2018 erwirtschaftete LAP einen Umsatz von rund € 60 Mio. mit ca. 350 Mitarbeitern weltweit an drei Produktionsstandorten und sieben Vertriebsbüros.

Zur Transaktion

Im Januar 2016 hat capiton gemeinsam mit dem Management die Mehrheit der Anteile erworben.

Mit der nun unterzeichneten Transaktion werden alle Anteile an der LAP veräußert. Der Abschluss der Transaktionen unterliegt noch den üblichen Closing-Bedingungen.

capiton wurde von William Blair (M&A), Milbank (Legal), Deloitte (Financial & Tax) und L.E.K. (Commercial) beraten.

Pressemitteilungen

We are delighted to announce that our portfolio company EVP Group is combining forces with Vitafy Brands. Founded in Munich in 2014, Vitafy Brands has grown to be a leading consumer health D2C online platform for its own brands focusing on the development and offering of functional Consumer Health OTC products for health focused customers. […]

capiton acquires a majority stake in the Betonbau Group alongside its experienced management team, Mr. Volker Ernst and Mr. Thomas Sachers, from the SCHWENK Group in a carve-out transaction. Betonbau Group, headquartered in Waghäusel, Germany, was established in 1963. The name “Betonbau” goes back to its foundations when the company focused on the production of […]

capiton successfully closes fund VI at €504 million Largest fund in the company’s history Approximately €260 million, including co-investment, already deployed in seven portfolio companies Fund to continue successful deployment in capiton’s focus sectors Pharmaceuticals, Medical Technology, Industrial Technology and Responsible Consumption   Berlin, 24 November 2021 – capiton AG (“capiton”), a leading owner-managed private […]

capiton acquires a stake in Solvis, a sustainable heating pioneer, backing the members of the management team which remain significant shareholders in the company. Solvis is headquartered in Braunschweig, Germany. The company was founded in 1982 and retains its operations in a factory which has been inaugurated as the first zero-emission-facility in Germany in 2002. […]

BIOGGIO, SWITZERLAND – October 4, 2021 – The KD Pharma Group has acquired a 51% stake in Trigal Pharma, a company specialized in clinical research, development and marketing of medical cannabinoids, such as Cannabidiol (CBD) in a highly-purified form. “Trigal has successfully and profitably grown by being a first mover in the API market for […]

capiton acquires the majority stake in Kutterer Mauer AG, backing one of the founders, Mr. Mauer in continuing the growth story of the company. Mr. Mauer as well as other management members invest alongside capiton. Kutterer Mauer AG is a globally operating manufacturer of caps and closure solutions with >450 employees. The Group designs and […]

capiton has successfully closed a new top-up single-asset fund for its fast-growing portfolio company KD Pharma Group („KD Pharma“). This top-up fund will provide KD Pharma with the equity financing for a number of additional strategic investments, in particular add-on acquisitions as well as organic growth initiatives to transfer KD Pharma‘s unique technology and service […]

We are delighted to announce the successful acquisition of 4PICO Litho by Raith. Raith, the leading global manufacturer of precision technology for nanofabrication instrumentation, has expanded its product offering by adding direct write laser lithography systems – manufactured by 4PICO Litho – to its business strategy. In 2004 4PICO Litho, located near Eindhoven (NL) started […]

capiton acquires majority stake in Stürtz Group. Stürtz Group, headquartered in Neustadt (Wied), Germany, is a market-leading designer, producer, and marketer of automated solutions for the window production industry across the globe. The company generated approximately EUR 46 million in sales in 2020 and employs around 270 FTEs across five locations globally. Stürtz’ product portfolio […]

Dec Group acquires Extract Technology We are delighted to announce the successful acquisition of Extract Technology by Dec Group. Extract Technology is a leading provider of containment and aseptic systems for the pharmaceutical, biotech, nuclear and chemical markets. Extract is headquartered in Huddersfield (UK) with a second facility in New Lisbon (US), serving the fast-growing […]

capiton acquires majority stake in Axxence Group The management team of the Axxence Group acquires in a MBO along with capiton the leading natural aroma chemicals manufacturer from its founder, Joost van Neck. Axxence Group, headquartered in Emmerich, Germany, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of natural aroma chemicals (NACs) for the global flavour & […]

EVP Group acquires Group Korott We are delighted to announce the successful acquisition of Group Korott by EVP Group. Group Korott is a leading manufacturer and distributor of vitamins, minerals, natural cosmetics, as well as sport supplements for the Spanish consumer healthcare market. In addition to its store-brand partnering business, Korott has its own brand […]