Portfolio companies Home Instead and Quickpac with largest fleet of electric cars in Switzerland
100% electric – already two years ago, Quickpac committed itself to environmentally friendly parcel delivery with its first 50 Renault Kangoos lunched in June 2019. Since then, the fleet has been steadily expanded and the company now operates 175 electric cars in the Zurich and Mittelland area, covering the delivery of one third of Switzerland in a CO2-neutral manner, with the goal of reaching every 2nd household in Switzerland by 2022.For years, Home Instead has been comprehensively committed to improve the quality of life of elderly people and their relatives. Now the company also wants to make a valuable contribution to the environment and is therefore investing in a sustainable company car fleet - the first 25 Renault Zoés were recently delivered to the headquarters in Rheinfelden.
Mobil in Time Group acquires Trobag Trocknungstechnik AG
Diessenhofen, May 5, 2021 - The Mobil in Time Group ("MiT Group"), the leading provider of mobile energy solutions in Switzerland, has acquired Trobag Trocknungstechnik AG (“Trobag”).
Andrea Weber joins Verium to lead the firm’s sustainable investing efforts
Andrea Weber will take the role of an investment manager in the wealth management team where she will focus on further strengthening Verium’s sustainable investing and business development activities.
Mobil in Time Group acquires nassag, Trocknungs- und Messtechnik AG
Mobil in Time Group («MiT Group»), the leading provider in the field of mobile energy solutions in Switzerland, acquires nassag Trocknungs- und Messtechnik AG («nassag») and thus expands its product range in the areas of water damage restoration, construction drying and dehumidification.
dbi services partners with Verium to accelerate growth strategy
A group of investors represented by Verium acquires a majority stake in dbi services. The founders and key employees remain substantially invested and will continue to develop the business together with Verium. The company intends to further expand its strong position in the Swiss market and to realize an ambitious grow strategy both organically as well as through add-on acquisitions.
Rogier Engelsma joins Verium as co-head of the direct investment team
As of January 2021, Rogier Engelsma will be co-heading Verium's direct investment team together with Marc Erni. Rogier previously spent more than 13 years with Gilde Buy Out Partners. Since 2009, Rogier worked in Gilde's Zurich office, where he was Managing Director and co-responsible for the investment team in the DACH region.
Tavola Holding AG, backed by Verium Investors, acquires Frische und Service GmbH
As part of a succession solution, an Investor Group represented by Verium acquires a majority stake in Frische and Service GmbH («Frische & Service») based in Wiesentheid, Germany. The company becomes part of Tavola Holding AG («Tavola Group») as an equal subsidiary to the already existing Ceposa AG.
"It's about a life's work" - Verium in the business magazine Leader
The Zünd Group from Diepoldsau is a typical "hidden champion" with a strong market position, motivated employees and a coherent growth strategy. The basis for the succession had already been laid by main shareholder and CEO René Zünd. But how can succession solutions be ideally structured? A discussion between René Zünd, George Merk from Verium and Marc Bruggmann from UBS.
New Investment Associate – Carlo Vinzens
Carlo Vinzens will join Verium in March 2020 as Investment Associate. He will support the direct investment team in the execution of transactions as well as the strategic and operational development of Verium’s portfolio companies.
A group of investors represented by Verium acquires a majority stake in Zünd Precision Optics and Optivac
As part of a succession plan, Verium investors together with the management team acquire a majority shareholding in Zünd Precision Optics and Optivac (together “Zünd Group").
Verium investors acquire a substantial minority stake in DSwiss AG and provide growth capital
Eine durch Verium vertretene Investorengruppe übernimmt eine signifikante Minderheit an der DSwiss und schafft mit zusätzlichem Kapital eine starke Basis für weiteres Wachstum.
New member in the investment committee – Dr Jan Wiechmann
Dr. Jan Wiechmann joined Verium`s investment committee at the beginning of this year. Previously, he was with Equistone Partners in Munich for 14 years and responsible for numerous investments - from entry, through operational support and strategic development, to exit.
New Investment Analyst – Severin Stefanini
Since August last year, Severin Stefanini has been working as an intern in the private equity team at Verium. After completing his master's degree in banking and finance at the University of St. Gallen (HSG) this summer, he will support the team as an investment analyst in the execution of transactions as well as the management of existing investments as of June 2019.
New Investment Manager – Stephanie Buschle
Stephanie Buschle joined Verium in February 2019 as an Investment Manager. She will support the direct investment team in the execution of transactions as well as the strategic and operational development of the existing portfolio companies.
Add-on acquisition Home Instead
As part of the company’s expansion and growth strategy, Home Instead acquired the minority stake (40%) of the successful Irish subsidiary.
Verium creates Swiss market leader for mobile energy
In April 2019, an investor group represented by Verium, together with the management, acquired Mobil in Time AG, the leading company in the Swiss mobile energy sector.
Verium takes over Quickmail AG
In October 2018, an investor group represented by Verium acquired Quickmail. Founded in 2009 after the partial liberalization of the letter market, Quickmail is the first private company in Switzerland to deliver addressed letters, mailings, catalogues and magazines above the 50g monopoly limit.
A group of investors under the leadership of Verium takes over Ceposa AG
Im Rahmen einer Nachfolgelösung übernimmt eine durch Verium vertretene Investorengruppe die Mehrheit an der Ceposa AG («Ceposa»). Der Gründer und bisherige Geschäftsführer, Hanspeter Baer, wie auch seine Frau, Yvonne Baer, werden dem Unternehmen weiterhin als Berater zur Verfügung stehen.