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Three decades of successful corporate development

Including its start-up phase, INDUS can now look back on three decades of dependable support for small and medium-sized enterprises. Below you find an overview, containing some key data.

The start-up phase

Entrepreneurial acquisition of the first portfolio companies 

 

Dr. Winfried Kill acquires the first controlling interest, laying the cornerstone around which the Group was to be built.

First acquisitions
REBOPLASTIC, Kalletal | BERNER, Bischofsheim | HAUFF-TECHNIK, Herbrechtingen | REMKO, Lage

Formation of INDUS

A joint umbrella for the portfolio companies


Further acquisitions

ALUCOLOR, Hürth | AURORA, Mudau | BETEK, Aichhalden | BETOMAX, Neuss | HORN, Flensburg | KARL SIMON, Aichhalden | MABEG Kreuschner, Soest | SIKU, Rickenbach/Switzerland | SITEK, Aichhalden

The company goes public

Capital for further growth

 

The Issuing price on Sep. 13, 1995, is EUR 14.83.

Acquisitions
BACHER, Reinach/Switzerland | FICHTHORN, Schwelm | FS Kunststofftechnologie, Reichshof/Hahn | GSR Ventiltechnik, Vlotho |        IMECO Einwegprodukte, Hösbach | IPETRONIK, Baden-Baden | KIEBACK, Osnabrück | MEWESTA Hydraulik, Münsingen |              MIKROP, Wittenbach/Switzerland | OFA Bamberg, Bamberg | PLANETROLL, Munderkingen | S.M.A. Metalltechnik, Backnang |                  Max SCHUSTER Wärme Kälte Klima, Neusäß | WEINISCH, Oberviechtach | WfV Werkzeug- und Formenbau, Lampertheim
WIESAUPLAST, Wiesau

Change of management

Entry into the consolidation phase

 

Dr. Winfried Kill turns the chairmanship of the Board of Management over to his successor, Helmut Ruwisch, and moves to a position on the Supervisory Board.

Acquisitions
ASS Maschinenbau, Overath | BILSTEIN & SIEKERMANN, Hillesheim | KÖSTER & Co., Ennepetal | M. BRAUN Inertgas-Systeme, Garching  MIGUA Fugensysteme, Wülfrath | OBUK Haustürfüllungen, Oelde | HELMUT RÜBSAMEN, Bad Marienberg | Konrad SCHÄFER, Osnabrück  SELZER Fertigungstechnik, Driedorf | TSN Turmbau Steffens & Nölle, Berlin | VULKAN INOX, Hattingen | WEIGAND Bau, Bad Königshofen 

Change on the Supervisory Board

Burkhard Rosenfeld becomes new Chairman of the Supervisory Board

 

In 2010, INDUS acquires Versicherungskammer Bayern as a long-term anchor shareholder.

Acquisitions
HAKAMA, Bättwil/Switzerland

Passing of the torch and Compass 2020

Entry into the "buy, hold & develop" phase

After 10 years as Chairman of the Board of Management, Helmut Ruwisch turns the position over to his successor, Jürgen Abromeit. With its "Compass 2020" strategy, the Board of Management announces more vigorous growth both from within the portfolio and through acquisitions. in 2014, Helmut Späth becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Acquisitions
BUDDE Fördertechnik, Bielefeld | ELTHERM, Burbach | MBN-Gruppe, Neugersdorf | ROLKO-Gruppe, Borgholzhausen

Strategic investments
D.M.S. Reichertshofen (für SCHÄFER) | HEAVEC, NL (für AURORA) | KNUR Maschinenbau (für ASS) | LSI, Texas, USA (für HORN) | PROVIS Delmenhorst (für BUDDE) | SAVVY, CH (für IPETRONIK) | TR Metalltechnik (für RÜBSAMEN)

INDUS continues its growth course

Next step of "Compass 2020"

 

Growth acquisitions, portfolio strengthening and internationalization are the key factors for the successful development of the INDUS Group.

Acquisitions
IEF-Werner, Furtwangen | HEITZ Furnierkanten, Melle | M+P INTERNATIONAL, Hannover | PEISELER, Remscheid | RAGUSE Gesellschaft für medizinische Produkte, Ascheberg-Herbern

Strategic Investments
AFK (for AURORA) | CAETEC (for IPETRONIK) | COMPUTEC (for BUDDE) | CREAPHYS (for M.BRAUN) | EE Electronic Equipment (for AURORA) | EUMATIC/FROHMASCO Group (for OBUK) | IN-SITU (for HAUFF) | MURINOX and MBH SOLUTIONS (for ANCOTECH) | NEA INTERNATIONAL (for OFA Bamberg) | WIESAUPLAST-PMC de México | ZWEICOM (for HAUFF)

 

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