Overview

Cowen advises Hohnhaus & Jansenberger Gruppe on the acquisition of medifa healthcare group

Munich – Hohnhaus & Jansenberger Gruppe (“Hohnhaus & Jansenberger“) acquires medifa healthcare group (“medifa”), a leading company in medical technology, by a consortium led by Hohnhaus & Jansenberger and funds advised by Cathay Capital Private Equity. The transaction is accompanied by a full recapitalization of the balance sheet.

Hohnhaus & Jansenberger, a mid-market operationally driven investment firm based in Munich, is backed with Yielco as co-investors. CEO Christian Keller rolled his stake in the company and remains a further significant shareholder.

Cowen exclusively advised Hohnhaus & Jansenberger during the process.

Dr Wolfgang Hohnhaus, managing partner at Hohnhaus & Jansenberger Gruppe and co-CEO at medifa comments: “We are pleased to remain a significant shareholder in medifa and support its continued growth trajectory. At the same time, the acquisition has enabled Hohnhaus & Jansenberger to fully complete investment activity of the Fund I portfolio, generating an attractive return to our investors. We are delighted that existing partner Cathay Capital and new co-investors Yielco are on board with us and look forward to the exciting developments ahead.”

About Hohnhaus & Jansenberger

Hohnhaus & Jansenberger is owned and run by Munich based entrepreneurs Dr. Wolfgang Hohnhaus and Peter Jansenberger. Their strategy is to acquire businesses and develop them further inter alia by taking on managing director positions. In addition to medifa, the group holds majority investments in gastro total, a leading integrated catering technology group in the DACH region, KMK Metalltechnik, a nucleus investment in sheet metal fabrications, and STAHL Bahnküchentechnik, a niche supplier of railway galleys and other highly-engineered products.

About medifa healthcare group

medifa is an owner-run and internationally active complete solution provider in medical technology. The product and service portfolio covers all operating room requirements including modular wall, door, ceiling and cabinet systems (RooSy® Room Systems) for the turnkey operating room; operating tables, table accessories and operating lights. medifa is also the owner of one of the largest German OEM suppliers in the medical technology sector.