Neustadt am Rübenberge – Berlin – Hamburg – Juli, 2016 The private equity firm Elvaston has acquired a majority stake in MHP Solution Group, a leading German shipping logistic and foreign trade software provider. The managing partners of MHP Solution Group, Marc Fürstner und Andreas Winkler, will continue leading the operational business.
“With MHP Solution Group, we could participate in a company with a continuous expansion and strong market position in Germany and Europe”, explains Dr. Oliver Thum, managing partner of Elvaston. “We are looking forward to further push the development of the company – in an industry with high growth potential.”
“We appreciate their partnership approach as well as their trust and long-term cooperation with owner-led companies”, says Marc Fürstner, Managing Director of MHP Solution group, about Elvaston. “Thanks to their industry expertise and targeted support Elvaston may increase in the long term the value of our company.”
CatCap advised the shareholders of MHP Solution Group on its sale to Elvaston.
About MHP Solution Group
MHP Solution Group, located in Neustadt am Rübenberge, is a leading German shipping logistic and foreign trade software provider. The integrated product portfolio addresses customer needs consistently and is in demand all over Europe. Furthermore they offer comprehensive support after the successful operational start-up constant consulting services and continuous supply with the necessary consumables. Annually, around 160 million packages are shipped and around 600,000 ATLAS transactions are completed using the offering of MHP Solution Group. For further information, please visit: www.mhp-solution-group.com
Elvaston, with headquarters in Berlin, is a private equity firm managing assets of about 200 million Euro. The company typically acquires majority stakes in small- to medium-sized companies and provides equity financing for growth programs or mergers [&] acquisitions. The portfolio includes succession of entrepreneurs or families, corporate spin-offs and carve-outs, management buy-outs (MBO) and management buy-ins (MBI), buy [&] build in consolidating industries, growth programs requiring equity financing and PIPE transactions. For further information, please visit: www.elvaston.com
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