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23 07, 2019

Waterland portfolio company continues its buy-&-build activities: MEDIAN signs two acquisition agreements in one day

2019-07-29T19:50:24+00:00July 23rd, 2019|

MEDIAN, a Waterland Private Equity portfolio company and the largest private operator of rehabilitation clinics in Germany, has signed two purchase agreements on 18 July 2019. In doing so, MEDIAN is further expanding its leading position in the market for rehabilitation with Klinik Eschenburg and the Rhein-Reha centre in Düsseldorf. The purchase prices and other financial details of both transactions were not disclosed. MEDIAN is acquiring the Eschenburg addiction clinic in Germany’s federal state of Hesse (Lahn-Dill district). The clinic offers 87 treatment places and a broad range of treatment options for drug and alcohol addiction. The Eschenburg clinic [...]

11 07, 2019

Waterland’s VivaNeo joins forces with the leading UK IVF Group The Fertility Partnership

2019-07-29T20:09:58+00:00July 11th, 2019|

VivaNeo, a fertility clinic group in the portfolio of Waterland Private Equity (“Waterland“), is joining forces with The Fertility Partnership, a portfolio company of Impilo. Based on the original acquisition of Kinderwunschzentrum Wiesbaden (Germany), which Waterland closed in 2011, VivaNeo grew to become one of Europe’s leading operators of clinics offering treatments and associated services in the fertility sector, with 15 locations in Germany, Denmark, Austria and the Netherlands. Currently, the group generates about EUR 50 million in annual revenue. As part of this transaction, Waterland will sell all of its shares in VivaNeo to The Fertility Partnership. It [...]

3 07, 2019

Waterland’s portfolio company coeo Inkasso announces acquisition in Austria – KNP Financial Services to become part of the debt collection group

2019-07-08T10:35:48+00:00July 3rd, 2019|

coeo Inkasso, a German debt collection agency in Waterland Private Equity’s portfolio, is acquiring KNP Financial Services GmbH. KNP is a leading provider of debt collection services in Austria, primarily providing support to corporate clients in the e-commerce sector. The integration of KNP into coeo Inkasso will grant the Waterland portfolio company access to the Austrian market. The sellers are the two company’s founders and managing directors, Anton Moser and Wolfgang Hetlinger, who will both remain in the management team after the acquisition. Completion of the transaction is subject to the approval of the relevant competition authorities. Further financial [...]

5 06, 2019

Additional acquisition for Waterland portfolio company Rehacon: Partnership with fysioconcept

2019-07-29T20:06:39+00:00June 5th, 2019|

Waterland Private Equity continues with the Buy & Build strategy for its portfolio company, Rehacon: fysioconcept is the fourth acquisition Rehacon has announced within just a few weeks. With its broad range of physiotherapy services, fysioconcept is one of the most significant providers in the Krefeld area. This partnership is strengthening Rehacon Group’s regional presence in the Lower Rhine area. Furthermore, the Group aims to collaborate with fysioconcept to continue the consolidation of its practice network, to expand its range of services and to enter into additional partnerships with clinics. The vendor of fysioconcept is its founder and Managing [...]

29 03, 2019

Waterland sells holding in Zentrum Gesundheit

2019-03-31T19:34:20+00:00March 29th, 2019|

Waterland Private Equity (“Waterland”) has sold its majority stake in Zentrum Gesundheit to NORD Holding Unternehmensbeteiligung GmbH (“NORD Holding”). Since Waterland’s investment in 2017, Zentrum Gesundheit has progressed to become the largest group of outpatient ophthalmic surgery and diagnostic centres in Lower Saxony and Bremen. Other ophthalmic practices were also successfully integrated into the group. In addition, Zentrum Gesundheit systematically expanded the range of medical treatments on offer. In 2018, the group achieved a turnover of around EUR 18 million. The group’s medical practitioners and managers will remain shareholders in the group. It has been agreed that further details [...]

24 01, 2019

Another acquisition for the Waterland portfolio company MEDIAN: Kliniken Wied is joining the largest private rehabilitation group

2019-01-24T13:53:09+00:00January 24th, 2019|

MEDIAN, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity Investments since 2011 and Germany’s largest private operator of rehabilitation clinics, is acquiring the two clinics run by Kliniken Wied GmbH & Co. KG in Wied and Steimel, in the region between Bonn and Koblenz. The company is specialised in providing residential rehabilitation for addicts since 1974, a field that is one of MEDIAN’s main specialities. Kliniken Wied provides more than 210 hospital beds, managed by 166 employees. The focus is on residential and out-patient treatments for alcohol, medication and drug dependency, including the parallel treatment of somatic and psychosomatic diseases [...]

11 01, 2019

Expansion into Scandinavia: Unified Communications group Within Reach acquires ipnordic

2019-01-11T22:48:11+00:00January 11th, 2019|

Within Reach, one of Europe’s leading providers of Unified Communications and a portfolio company of the private equity investment firm Waterland, is taking over the Danish telecommunications service provider ipnordic A/S, based in Gråsten. This means that yet another top-ranking company in this sector is joining the only recently formed group, which remains on a sustained growth path. In 2018 the Swyx group, headquartered in Dortmund and with branches in Germany, the United Kingdom and France, joined forces with the Dutch company Voiceworks, and at the same time integrated the French company Centile. With support from Waterland, Within Reach [...]

21 12, 2018

Hg succeeds Waterland as investor in Combell Group

2018-12-21T19:49:58+00:00December 21st, 2018|

Hg today announces that it has agreed to invest in Combell Group (“Combell”), a leader in mass hosting services for SMEs across Europe. Waterland Private Equity exits its shareholding in Combell as part of the transaction. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and so will close in the New Year. Terms of the transaction are not disclosed. Established in 1999, Combell is a leading mass hosting player in Belgium and Denmark, and has growing positions in the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. Combell has over 800,000 SME and SoHo customers and is a one-stop partner for web hosting, domains, [...]

12 12, 2018

Waterland acquires 6 Nordic live entertainment companies and creates independent market leader

2018-12-12T13:08:29+00:00December 12th, 2018|

The new independent market leader in Nordic live entertainment – All Things Live – is established with Waterland Private Equity as the majority shareholder following the acquisition of six leading companies ICO Concerts, ICO Management and Touring (Denmark), Friction and Atomic Soul Booking (Norway) as well as Blixten & Co and Maloney Concerts (Sweden). The All Things Live partnership will have combined annual revenue of around EUR 85 million and approximately 70 employees in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. “Together with our great Norwegian and Swedish colleagues, we have created a series of memorable live experiences in recent years, and [...]

3 12, 2018

Waterland strengthens ATOS clinics by acquiring second leading hospital in Cologne

2018-12-03T15:05:02+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

Waterland Private Equity has expanded its portfolio company ATOS to include a second location in Cologne. MediaPark Klinik is a premium hospital specialising in orthopaedics, with a focus on fields such as trauma surgery, sports medicine, osteopathy and chiropractic. The acquisition will allow the ATOS group of specialised hospitals to enhance its sports medicine expertise. In combination with its ORTHOPARC Clinic, the addition of MediaPark Klinik also makes ATOS the largest regional provider of specialised orthopaedic surgery. “MediaPark Klinik is one of the leading specialised orthopaedic hospitals in Germany and is a perfect addition to ATOS. The acquisition allows [...]