We are investing
in the future of the
"Mittelstand"

Small and medium-sized companies combine a wealth of ideas, inventive spirit and commercial expertise to create often unique success stories. We support these success stories when fresh capital and new structures are in demand – in succession and growth situations. In these phases, we support with tailor-made solutions and enable the next step. Consistent and based on partnership!

“With the support and network of Odewald KMU, we have accelerated our growth once again and jointly developed the company to a new professional level.”

Stefan Hamacher

Founder

Media Central

“It is not an easy task to put your company in other peoples’ hands after many years. Together with the Odewald KMU team, we have managed this transition very well and positioned the company on a solid foundation for the future.”

Karsten Schmidt

Former Managing Partner

Bäckerei Schmidt

“In Odewald KMU, I have found the ideal partner for a successful succession solution and the further growth of Helmut Klingel.”

Helmut Klingel

Founder

Helmut Klingel (Klingel Medical)

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The Odewald KMU partnership model

In Odewald KMU’s self-image, an investment in a company is more than an investment that is ultimately only about returns. We are always concerned with our investments in the sense of a value-enhancing partnership for sustainable entrepreneurial growth. To this end, we have developed a partnership model with which we create a sustainable and constructive foundation for each investment.

The systematic re-investment of the current shareholders in the company is just as much an integral part of this partnership model as are clarity and transparency for all the parties involved. Moreover, there is the consistent investment and participation of the management in the company’s success, deliberately conservative and demand-orientated financing structures, as well as – and this is ultimately crucial – a joint value-adding strategy supported by all the parties involved.

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The team – committed and experienced

The Odewald KMU team is a unique and holistic combination. At the heart, it consists of experienced Partners, each of whom has many decades of experience and their own strong roots in the "Mittelstand". In addition, there are young, excellently qualified Investment Managers who contribute their methodological knowledge as enthusiastically as their passion. This creates a unique team for extraordinary growth and success stories.

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The investment philosophy – "Mittelstand"-orientated

“Making successful companies even more successful” – this is the aim and guiding principle of our investment philosophy. How do we implement it? "Mittelstand"-orientated and typical of Odewald KMU – value-adding, future-orientated, committed.

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    For investors – transparent and growth-oriented

    Odewald KMU invests in market-leading German-speaking small and medium-sized companies. We focus on majority investments in companies with clear growth paths and sustainably strong cash flows. Our investors benefit from this in the long term.

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