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

Raith, the leading manufacturer of precision technology for nanofabrication Instrumentation and part of capiton’s just recently, in January 2023 closed continuation vehicle Quantum, is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of NBF GmbH & Co. KG, a renowned supplier of precision technology, mechanical engineering, and system technology. The acquisition marks an important milestone in Raith’s […]

AlphaPet Ventures has further expanded its international brand platform with the acquisition of the Herrmann’s Manufaktur brand from Herrmann GmbH. Herrmann’s Manufaktur was launched as a leading organic premium pet food brand in Germany more than 17 years ago and enjoys great popularity among its loyal customers. The production of the Herrmann’s Manufaktur brand as […]

Successful Closing of Continuation Fund “capiton Quantum” for two leading German high-tech companies We are pleased to announce the closing of the €248m continuation fund “capiton Quantum”. capiton Quantum invested in Raith and AEMtec, two leading companies within the industrial technology space, originally acquired by capiton Fund V in 2016 and 2018, respectively. The continuation […]

capiton AG appoints Christoph Karbenk to the Management Board capiton AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Christoph Karbenk to the position of Managing Partner and Member of the Management Board, joining Frank-Markus Winkler and Manuel Hertweck. Christoph joined the firm in 2001 from Roland Berger Management Consultants, where he gained considerable operational expertise in […]

HR Group sells retail stores, repositions business to focus on successful system solutions business and logistics division As a result of realigning its strategic focus, HR Group is pleased to announce the sale of its RENO store network in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, as well as the RENO online business – to retail specialist cm.sports […]

capiton portfolio company Dec Group is proud to announce the acquisition of UK-Stoke-on-Trent based AWL, a specialist for the design, manufacturing and supply of continuous processing technologies and systems. Over the past decade, AWL has been at the forefront of continuous processing in the chemical, food and pharmaceutical industries by offering solutions from laboratory evaluation […]

capiton portfolio company Wundex is pleased to announce the acquisition of ELLIPSA, a wound care specialist with headquarters in Regensburg (Bavaria) and a second center of operations in Munich. In addition to the provision of wound care services and the wholesale supply of medical products, ELLIPSA has developed a proprietary digital education and training platform […]

capiton portfolio company Cedes is proud to announce the acquisition of the Vitector portfolio from Fraba, securing a leading position in the industrial door sensor market. As a global leader in elevator sensors, Cedes successfully applied its technology expertise and power of innovation to gain a foothold in the industrial door market, providing ultra-reliable safeguarding […]

Asyril SA, headquartered in Villaz-St-Pierre in Switzerland with subsidiaries in the US and Japan, is a market and technology leader in the flexible part feeder market. Its products are being used globally in assembly lines, facilitating process automation for a variety of industries.   Asyril’s product portfolio covers flexible feeding systems based on a patented […]

AlphaPet Ventures has started to implement its international expansion strategy with the acquisition of Arden Grange, a leading UK brand in the premium dog food segment. Family-run Arden Grange pioneered the category of species-appropriate dog food in the UK more than 25 years ago. Customers appreciate especially the high quality of the products, which aim […]

We are delighted to announce the successful acquisition of Stuga Machinery by our portfolio company Stürtz Group.   Stuga Machinery Limited, a market leading manufacturer of PVC sawing and machining centres to the UK and Ireland windows and doors industry, has been acquired by Stürtz Group. All of Stuga’s Directors and staff are continuing with […]

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. […]