Private Equity for
Mittelstand & Technology

Focus & Strategy

OUR PASSION:
MITTELSTAND & TECHNOLOGY

We focus on profitable medium-sized technology companies (Mittelstand & Technology) in German-speaking regions with revenues of between €10 million and €75 million, which have strong growth potential, sustainable competitive advantages, and a strong position within their niche market.

MITTELSTAND SUBSTANCE &SUSTAINABILITY TECHNOLOGY GROWTH &STRATEGIC VALUE Sustainablebusiness model Scalablemedium-sizedstructures Strong market position inniche B2B markets Entrepreneurialmanagement Strong internationalgrowth potential Strategicvalue High marginprofile Solutions in IndustrialTechnology and InformationTechnology sectors

Revenues of between €10 million and €75 million

Transaction volume between € 25 million and € 100 million

Headquartered in the German-speaking countries

OUR CORE COMPETENCE:
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

We invest in Industrial Technology and Information Technology sectors with the following areas:

B2BNICHE MARKETS Automation & RoboticsEnvironmental TechnologyHighly Engineered ComponentsMedical EquipmentOptics & OptoelectronicsSensors & InstrumentsSpecialty MaterialsTesting & Measurement Cyber Security Enterprise Software Healthcare IT Industrial Software & IoT Managed IT Services RegTech

Industrial
Technology

Information Technology

OUR STRENGTH:
EQUITY SOLUTIONS

We aim to provide a private equity solution that is tailored to the company's specific requirements:

Succession

Acquisition of shares due to succession

Spin-Out

Acquisition of corporate business units

Capital increase

Strengthening of equity base to finance organic and an-organic growth

OUR GOAL:
CONTINUOUS VALUE CREATION

Every investment by PINOVA is based on close collaboration with the other shareholders and senior executives built on mutual trust. The PINOVA team helps to address key strategic and operative issues and supports with their network and expertise.

Within the PINOVA Development System (PDS), PINOVA develops a “Value Roadmap” jointly with the shareholders and management team to gain a comprehensive strategic understanding of the business and develop a shared way forward.

Our Value Roadmap is a blueprint for boosting the value of portfolio companies, which provides measurability and transparency into the expectations of all stakeholders. The Value Roadmap covers a company's future across all horizons of growth. We jointly focus on a few essential initiatives to achieve ambitious goals.

HORIZON 2 Development ofemerging business HORIZON 3 Creationof longtermoptions HORIZON 1 Improvement ofcore business TIME FRAME VALUE CREATION

Joint ambitious goals

Focus on a few essential initiatives

Longterm
horizon

Support with PINOVA Modules

In addition, PINOVA supports within the PINOVA Development System the portfolio company with the “PINOVA Modules”. These modules offer best practices through expertise and a relevant network for the essential value creation steps:

Advisory Board Recruiting &Compensation OrganizationalDevelopment HUMAN RESOURCES Reporting, KPIs &Benchmarking Working CapitalManagementincl. Factoring Banking incl.Hedging &Leasing FINANCE Due Diligence &Transaction Market Intelligence& Target Search Post-mergerintegration INORGANIC GROWTH Online Marketing National &International Sales StrategicPartnerships Pricing ORGANIC GROWTH IT Systems &Digitalization ESGOptimization Research,Development & IP Procurement &Logistics Production & Automation PROCESS OPTIMIZATION PINOVA MODULES

We have an outstanding track record in developing companies into international industry leaders.